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

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Young Women Making Change

2015

Young women from Laos, Malaysia, Timor Leste and Vietnam participated in a three-year project with IWRAW Asia Pacific, funded by UN Women Fund for Gender Equality (FGE), on becoming CEDAW advocates for women’s human rights.

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The Business of Women’s Human Rights

2014

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 15. 48-page paper in PDF format, written by Amy Lynne Lockler and Kathryn Dovey. Resulting from IWRAW Asia Pacific’s 2012 consultation on migration, trafficking, engagement with non-state actors and CEDAW, this paper explores strategic uses of the UN Guiding Principles in collaboration with businesses, and highlights examples of […]

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The Status of CEDAW Implementation in ASEAN Countries and Selected Muslim Countries

2004

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 1. 36-page paper in PDF format, written by Shanthi Dairiam and based on research carried out by Rea Chiongson and Bandana Shrestha. Covering Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Maldives and Tunisia as well as ASEAN, the paper looks first at the reservations made by States parties upon CEDAW ratification or […]

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