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CEDAW Impact Collection

2018

Literature collection documenting use of CEDAW in different countries around the world, compiled by Susanne Zwingel with support from Florida International University students and staff. Users are invited to suggest additional sources for inclusion in the collection.

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Achieving Women’s Economic Rights in Sudan

2018

Niemat Kuku Mohamed of the Gender Studies Centre in Sudan shares that economic rights are key to achieving women’s human rights in Sudan. (Running time: 3:10.)

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(Sustainable) Development in an Occupied State: Thoughts from Palestine

2018

Mona Alkhalili of the General Union of Palestinian Women (GUPW) in Palestine explains that the 2030 Agenda will not be truly transformative or succeed at leaving no one behind unless the unique situation of the people of Palestine is considered, especially Palestinian women. (Running time: 2:27.) Read more about this in Leaving No One Behind: […]

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Creating and Spreading Feminist Knowledge

2018

Roua Seghaier of Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research based in Lebanon shares their work of challenging the borders between what is considered academic and non-academic knowledge. (Running time: 3:17).

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Understanding Sustainable Development in the Context of Iraq

2018

Eman Abdalrehman Hussuin of the Women Leadership Institute in Iraq reflects on challenges to achieving women’s human rights in Iraq and whether SDGs can be used as a tool to bring about progress. (Running time: 2:57.)

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Advocacy on Personal Status Law in Egypt

2018

Nada Hassan Nashat Abdelkawy Moussa of Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance (CEWLA) in Egypt shares their ongoing advocacy regarding personal status law in Egypt and how they maintain a balance between gains already made for women’s human rights and what remains to be done. (Running time: 3:13.)

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Not Without Us: Calling for Sustainable Development Centered on Human Rights

2018

Activists from Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Turkey and Tunisia convened for four days of collective learning on harmonising the sustainable development framework with the human rights framework with a specific focus on the context of the Middle East and North Africa region. The consultation aimed to enhance the capacity […]

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Priyanthi Fernando of IWRAW AP at the IMF/World Bank Annual Meeting

October 2018

What are the biggest barriers to women’s progression, and what role can the public and private sectors play? Priyanthi Fernando, executive director of IWRAW Asia Pacific, speaks at the IMF gender seminar ‘Empowering Women in the Workplace’. In these clips, she shares her views on the event hashtag #Women4Growth; highlights barriers to empowerment, particularly for […]

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Four Things to Know about the Purple Economy

October 2018

A two-page briefing paper in which Professor Ipek Ilkkaracan outlines her vision of an economic model which recognises care work. Until economic policies are implemented which reduce and redistribute care work, gender inequalities will not be addressed.

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A Feminist Approach to Economic Justice

October 2018

Outlining our aims, motivations and activities, this four-page information brief connects IWRAW Asia Pacific’s work on women’s economic, social and cultural rights and business and women’s human rights. Challenges highlighted include the exploitation of labour and natural resources; the impact of business activities on human rights; and barriers to justice.

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