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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Looking Back, Looking Forward: Trafficking & Women’s Rights

IWRAW Asia Pacific programme manager Ishita Dutta speaks with the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) about the challenges for women’s rights activists to engage with state institutions and what women’s rights advocacy should look like. She compares states’ obligations to address human trafficking under the Trafficking Protocol to those under CEDAW, and reflects on the strengths and weaknesses of the new CEDAW General Recommendation on human trafficking.

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#GSWF2020 Threads

The Global South Women’s Forum went virtual in 2020, taking on macroeconomics with Global South feminist voices from around the world. This Twitter Moment shares links to the videos along with IWRAW Asia Pacific’s threads on the sessions.

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ARROW, along with our project partners, @FRHAM & @justice_sisters, are excited to announce the launch of two monitoring reports on Gender Equality & #LGBTIQ+ Rights. Read here⏬ ⁣⁣⁣⁣