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Breaking Silos, Building Movements: Connecting Gender Equality and Macroeconomics

November 2020

How do global economic and development structures impact the daily lives of women? Experts Barbara Adams (Global Policy Forum), Emma Bürgisser (Bretton Woods Project), Eleanor Dictaan-Bang-oa (Tebtebba), Azra Talat Sayeed (Roots for Equity) and Chantal Umuhoza (SPECTRA: Young Feminists Activism) explain macroeconomic policies and their relevance to the struggle for gender equality, particularly in the […]

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Collective NGO Statement to the 77th CEDAW Session

October 2020

This statement was delivered to the 77th CEDAW session on 28 October 2020, held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The statement, in English and Spanish, was compiled from information shared by 27 national, regional and international women’s rights defenders, organisations and coalitions whose participation in the session was limited due to the postponement of […]

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Joint Civil Society Letter on 2021 UN Treaty Body Reviews in the COVID-19 Context

October 2020

Signed by over 500 NGOs from around the world, this letter calls attention to the pandemic’s disruption of the work of the Treaty Bodies, urges them and their Secretariats to schedule State reviews no later than 2021, and OHCHR to prioritise resources and tools for this. Click here to download the letter in Microsoft Word […]

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Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value

2020

Work which is typically performed by women is often undervalued and undercompensated. But how can we compare different jobs, especially where the division of labour tends to be gendered? This animated video explains the principle of equal pay for work of equal value, with examples of its application around the world. Our thanks go to […]

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Andorra at #CEDAW74

October 2019

Andorra’s record on women’s rights was reviewed by the #CEDAW Committee during the 74th CEDAW session in October 2019. This compilation of tweets – in English, Catalan, Spanish and French – summarises the review and its aftermath.

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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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The Smart Sex Worker’s Guide to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

2018

Produced by the Global Network of Sex Work Projects as a result of its collaboration with IWRAW Asia Pacific, this resource explains CEDAW, its importance for the sex workers’ rights movement, and how to engage with the review process, and outlines sex workers’ rights under CEDAW. It is available in Chinese, English, French, Russian and […]

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Business and Women’s Human Rights: Natural Resource Governance & Management – International Standards

2014

This video – the last in a series of five – explains some of the international standards related to natural resource governance and emphasises the State’s human rights obligations. It also highlights the need for women’s rights to natural resources to be addressed using international human rights standards. This video was made possible with the […]

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Business and Women’s Human Rights: Women in the Value Chain

2014

This video – part three in a series of five – includes an explanation of ‘value chain’ and women’s roles in it, research by FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation) on female agricultural workers, components to help women achieve equal access to resources, and the relevance of incorporating CEDAW Article 14 into value chain analysis and […]

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Business and Women’s Human Rights: Women Migrant Workers

2014

This video – part two in a series of five – looks at the factors pushing women to migrate to other countries in search of employment; jobs that migrant women workers are limited to; discriminations faced before, during, and after migration; lack of protection in informal sectors; and how CEDAW General Recommendation No. 26 is […]

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