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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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Addressing Human Trafficking: The Case for Open Borders

2020

Samuel Okyere of the University of Bristol discusses the obstacles to safe and accessible means of migration which keep traffickers in business. Duration: 5:07 Subtitles: English, Spanish Hacer frente a la trata: el caso de las fronteras abiertas Samuel Okyere, de la Universidad de Bristol, debate sobre los obstáculos para migrar de manera segura y […]

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From ‘Stop Migration’ to Safe Migration

2020

Pooja of Srijan Foundation and the Jharkhand Anti-Trafficking Network makes the case that there are no benefits to the ‘stop migration’ approach because people will always seek to migrate if there are insufficient opportunities at home, and recommends an end to protectionist policies in order to empower women. With thanks to Ishita Dutta, Meenu Batra […]

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Demanding Accountability for Human Trafficking in the Global Economy

2020

Sanyu Awori from the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre explains how trafficking and related exploitation occur not only as a result of transnational criminal networks, but also as part of the operation of legitimate business. Sanyu Awori, del Centro de Recursos sobre los Negocios y los Derechos Humanos, explica cómo la trata y la […]

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Trafficking at the Intersections of Gender, Migration, Labour and Development

2020

Borislav Gerasimov of the Global Alliance Against Trafficking in Women discusses the importance of different international legal frameworks and the need to ensure complementarity in addressing human trafficking. Borislav Gerasimov, de la Alianza Mundial contra la Trata de Mujeres, habla sobre la importancia de los diferentes marcos legales internacionales y la necesidad de asegurarnos de […]

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A Rights-Based Approach to Trafficking

2020

Archana Kotecha of Liberty Shared explains why a cross-border, cross-sector and cross-disciplinary countertrafficking movement is crucial, and why victim care must take priority. With thanks to Selena Ponce for Spanish subtitles. Un enfoque con base en los derechos humanos para acabar con la trata Archana Kotecha, de Liberty Shared, explica por qué es esencial que […]

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Analysing the Structural and Systemic Causes of Trafficking in the Context of Global Migration

2020

In December 2019, IWRAW Asia Pacific held a global convening in Nairobi which brought together experts from around the world to discuss trafficking in the context of global migration, to make recommendations for the forthcoming CEDAW General Recommendation on the topic, and to come up with a Feminist Anti-Trafficking Manifesto. This outcome video features Priyanthi […]

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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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