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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. Duration: 9:27 Subtitles: English

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A Visual Journey through Feminist Perspectives on Trafficking

2019

This nine-page PDF is a collection of artist Lulu Kitololo‘s graphic reporting from the convening held in Nairobi in December 2019, which brought activists together to discuss trafficking in women and girls in the context of global migration.

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Comparative Legal Review of the Impact of Muslim Family Laws on Women across Commonwealth Asia and Africa

2019

Article 16 of CEDAW specifically provides for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls in all matters relating to marriage and family relations. Many Muslim-majority countries and countries with significant Muslim minorities are party to CEDAW but continue to hold reservations with regard to family law matters, including Article 16. This 135-page report, in […]

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Strengthening Implementation of CEDAW: Review of the StIC Project

2019

The Strengthening Implementation of CEDAW (StIC) project, addressing women’s economic, social and cultural rights; access to justice; and the Sustainable Development Goals, was initiated to promote the regional feminist agenda in South and Southeast Asia, with a national-level focus on Bangladesh, Nepal, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. This video contextualises the project and outlines its achievements, with […]

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Claiming Economic Rights for Women with Disabilities in Nepal

2019

Laxmi Nepal of Blind Women Association Nepal describes the work carried out by her organisation to empower women with disabilities, and blind and visually impaired women in particular, through legal literacy and advocacy to dismantle structural barriers. Duration: 7:17 Subtitles: English

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Monitoring Work and Working Conditions of Women Employed in the Ready-Made Garment Industries of Bangladesh

April 2019

This 12-page PDF from Karmojibi Nari outlines working conditions among a sample of over 1000 women garment workers from over 100 factories in Gazipur and Narayanganj.  

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Monitoring Work and Working Conditions of Women Employed in the Ready-Made Garment Industries of Bangladesh

March 2019

This 12-page PDF from Karmojibi Nari outlines working conditions among a sample of 1000 women garment workers from 100 factories in Dhaka and Narayanganj.  

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Monitoring Work and Working Conditions of Women Employed in the Ready-Made Garment Industries of Bangladesh

December 2018

This 12-page PDF from Karmojibi Nari outlines working conditions among a sample of over 1000 women garment workers in Dhaka.    

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The CEDAW Compliance Framework: IWRAW Asia Pacific’s Experience in Six Countries

2016

63-page PDF toolkit outlining the CEDAW Compliance Framework (CCF) Project and experience gained through the project in six countries.

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Addressing Rape as a Human Rights Violation: The Role of International Human Rights Norms and Instruments

2007

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 10. 56-page paper in PDF format, authored by Geeta Ramaseshan, covering definition of rape in Asia and in international human rights law, legal issues and challenges regarding access to justice, and the application of international standards in domestic law.

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