International Women's Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific is a feminist organisation committed to the full realisation of women's human rights through the pursuit of equality.
We act to disrupt structures, systems and institutions that violate women's human rights, and we engage in movement building that amplifies women’s voices and activism to create alternative political narratives and spaces.

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Enfrentando crisis convergentes: la resiliencia LGBTIQ+ en Fiyi

Este artículo apareció por primera vez en OpenGlobalRights en inglés y español el 18 de diciembre de 2020. Click here to read this page in English En la conversación sobre justicia climática no hay suficiente representación ni voces de los grupos marginados, como personas que viven con discapacidad; lesbianas, gays, bisexuales, transgénero, intersexuales y queer […]

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Facing Intersecting Crises: LGBTIQ+ Resilience in Fiji

This article first appeared on OpenGlobalRights in English and Spanish on 18 December 2020. Haga clic aquí para leer esta página en español The climate justice conversation lacks sufficient representation and voices from marginalised groups, such as people living with disabilities; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people; and migrants and refugees. An […]

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CEDAW Committee Elections Update 2021

Following the CEDAW Committee elections held in November 2020, we break down the geographic representation among candidates and appointees, along with their number of terms.

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A Critique of CEDAW General Recommendation No. 38 on Trafficking in Women & Girls in the Context of Global Migration

This document presents a substantive critique of CEDAW General Recommendation No. 38, grounded in intersectional feminist principles. Annotations made to the text of the General Recommendation highlight severe regression, ambiguous provisions, and progress.

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We stand in solidarity with all those seeking justice for the 1,086 Myanmar nationals deported from Malaysia on 23 February. We must work together to end systemic racism and xenophobia as we fight to protect the safety and dignity of migrants everywhere. #MigranJugaManusia