Regions and Countries Southeast Asia

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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 (10:12) contextualises the project and outlines its achievements, […]

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Resisting Sexual Harassment in Vietnam

2019

In this short video (4:30), Nguyen Thi Phuong Thanh describes the work of Y.Change in Vietnam, with particular focus on challenging the normalisation of workplace sexual harassment and victim-blaming responses.

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Challenging Employment Discrimination in the Philippines

2019

In this short video (4:05), Maroz Ramos of GALANG Philippines describes the barriers to substantive equality in employment opportunities for women and LGBTQ people in the Philippines, and the advocacy and capacity building carried out by her organisation in order to combat discrimination.

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Preventing Human Trafficking of Indonesian Migrant Workers

2019

In this short video (4:50), Maizidah Salas of Serikat Buruh Migran Indonesia (SBMI) describes her organisation’s activities: supporting children of migrant workers, empowering victims of trafficking, and pressing for change from the private sector to prevent further exploitation of migrant domestic workers.

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Mental Health as a Labour Right

2019

In this short video interview (6:06), Ellena Ekarahendy, chairperson of SINDIKASI, describes issues facing flexible workers in Indonesia, including precarity and overwork, and strategies to push for legal change.

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Deklarasi Kolombo

June 2019

Pada tanggal 20-22 Maret 2019 di Kolombo, Sri Lanka, IWRAW Asia Pacific bekerjasama dengan The Law and Society Trust telah mengadakan Regional Judicial Colloquium dengan tema Akses Keadilan dan Hak-hak Perempuan untuk Kesetaraan dalam Keluarga. Seminar ini dihadiri oleh para hakim, praktisi hukum, komisi HAM, dan aktivis perempuan dan anak di wilayah Asia Selatan dan […]

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Imagining a Feminist Future of Work

June 2019

The 2019 Southeast Asia regional consultation of the Global South Women’s Forum on Sustainable Development was held in Kuala Lumpur in April, bringing together workers and human rights activists from twelve countries. Together, we represented various civil society organisations and networks from across Southeast Asia and South Asia, as well as women with disabilities, LBTIQ+ […]

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Khung Làm Việc về Quyền Kinh tế của Phụ nữ trong ASEAN

August 2017

Khung làm việc giúp người dùng chuẩn bị tài liệu để sử dụng trong tranh luận nhằm tăng cường sự bảo vệ nhân quyền của phụ nữ bị tác động bởi hội nhập kinh tế ASEAN bằng cách: (1) xem xét thực trạng liên quan hội nhập kinh tế ASEAN; (2) dựa trên các thực […]

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Women’s Economic Rights in the ASEAN

2017

A short video (5:42) sharing the experiences of women’s rights organisations which used CEDAW to raise awareness of priority issues for women’s economic leadership in ASEAN.

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The Missing Women: Implications of the ASEAN Integration on Women Migrant Workers’ Rights

2017

PDF of thematic paper. Topics covered include: ASEAN’s economic, political and socio-cultural agenda and implications to women ASEAN’s framework on labour migration ASEAN regional institutions involved in the protection and promotion of migrant workers in ASEAN women’s rights issues in the context of labour migration in ASEAN cases of women migrant workers from Lao PDR […]

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