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Realizing Indigenous Women’s Rights: A Handbook on the CEDAW

2013

In its 238 pages, this handbook by Eleanor Dictaan-Bang-oa and Helen Tugendhat outlines the situation of indigenous women in Asia, explains basic human rights principles and how to use CEDAW, and compiles General Recommendations and Concluding Observations relevant to the rights of indigenous women. Published by Asian Indigenous Women’s Network, Forest Peoples Programme and Tebtebba.

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Claiming Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

April 2013

A Resource Guide to Advancing Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Using the Optional Protocol and Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women and the Optional Protocol and International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights. 178-page PDF, produced by ESCR-Net and IWRAW Asia Pacific.

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Reclaiming & Redefining Rights: Analysing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights under CEDAW

2012

Written by Amy Lynne Locklear and Sunila Abeysekera, this guide was published by the Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW) with input from IWRAW Asia Pacific.

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Recommended Guidelines for Writing CEDAW Shadow Reports with a Focus on the Rights of Women with Disabilities

2011

Shadow report guidelines by Rangita de Silva de Alwis. Questions relating to the rights of women with disabilities are compiled under the relevant articles of CEDAW. Cover image from Disabled and Here.    

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Toolkit for Reporting to CEDAW on Trafficking in Women and Exploitation of Migrant Women Workers

2011

This toolkit, from the Global Alliance Against Trafficking in Women (GAATW), provides guidance to NGOs engaging in the CEDAW review process. It hopes to enable NGO reporting to provide more thorough information on the situation of trafficking in women and the exploitation of women migrant workers and to link these areas of concern with migration, […]

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Participation in ICESCR and CEDAW Reporting Processes: Guidelines for Writing on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Shadow/Alternative Reports

2010

88-page PDF intended to provide assistance for individuals and organisations working within the shadow reporting processes of CEDAW and ICESCR to incorporate information on women’s rights related to dimensions of economic, social and cultural rights.

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Participation in the CEDAW Reporting Process: NGO Interventions During and After the CEDAW Session

2010

Eleven-page PDF explaining NGO interventions at the CEDAW session and the role that they can play afterwards.    

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Participation in the CEDAW Reporting Process: Process and Guidelines for Writing a Shadow/Alternative Report

2010

Sixteen-page PDF detailing the steps to be taken by NGOs in preparing shadow/alternative reports to the CEDAW Committee, and guidelines to assist in writing them.

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A Primer on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

2009

Six-page PDF prepared by the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), ESCR-Net and IWRAW Asia Pacific, on international human rights standards under CEDAW and under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

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Equity or Equality for Women? Understanding CEDAW’s Equality Principles

2009

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 14. 48-page paper in PDF format, written by Alda Facio and Martha I. Morgan. First explaining the background of the controversy over the terms ‘equity’ and ‘equality’ in human rights law, the authors go on to outline CEDAW’s concept of equality, before presenting a human rights-based critique of […]

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