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Joint Civil Society Submission on UN Secretary General’s Report on the Status of the Human Rights Treaty Body System

January 2022

This joint statement prepared by TB-Net (NGO Network on UN Treaty Bodies), Amnesty International and the International Service for Human Rights outlines the organisations’ views on the status of the UN human rights treaty body system for the UN Secretary-General’s report to the General Assembly. PDF | Word

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Global South Women’s Forum 2020: Disrupting Macroeconomics

2021

The fifth Global South Women’s Forum (GSWF), themed ‘Disrupting Macroeconomics’, took place from 14-18 December 2020 as an online festival of myriad formats including panel discussions, talks and training workshops, screenings, and strategy sessions. It marked the end of an extraordinarily difficult and challenging year on a high note by celebrating Global South women’s solidarity […]

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Руководство По Составлению Теневых Докладов О Правах Секс-работников В Клдж

October 2021

Eleven-page PDF which aims to provide guidance to NGOs engaging with the CEDAW review process and providing alternative information to the CEDAW Committee on the theme of rights of sex workers. Russian translation provided by Sex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN). Also available in English.

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Constanza Pauchulo of IWRAW AP at the Feminist Recovery Plans Workshop

June 2021

Constanza Pauchulo of IWRAW Asia Pacific provides an analysis of the UN human rights system and multilateralism and its links to the impact of COVID-19 on women, especially those subject to intersecting forms of disadvantage. Duration: 19:55 Subtitles: None  Read summary of Constanza’s presentation. Read more about the Feminist Recovery Plans Workshop and view […]

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Rights at Risk: Observatory on the Universality of Rights Trends Report

June 2021

A collaborative effort of the Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs) initiative, this report illuminates recent developments in anti-rights trends and discourses in the multilateral system, providing additional context analysis, and extending to analyse anti-rights trends in regional human rights systems. It brings together thorough research, analysis, and expertise of the diverse OURs members. […]

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TB-Net Statement at the 33rd Meeting of Chairpersons of the Human Rights Treaty Bodies

June 2021

This joint statement on behalf of the seven organisations which form TB-Net was delivered at the 33rd Meeting of Chairpersons of the Human Rights Treaty Bodies held on 7-11 June 2021. PDF | Word

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CEDAW Demystified: State Obligation

May 2021

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is one of the most broadly endorsed human rights treaties in the world. Our animated explainer discusses CEDAW’s principle of state obligation, with examples focusing on the Global South. With thanks to Lilly Etzenbach and Emilia Dominguez for translation of subtitles. Duration: […]

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Statement on Ensuring Protection of Rights of Sex Workers as Vulnerable Workers and Rights-Holders in the Global Economy

May 2021

Published jointly with the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP), this statement provides supplemental information about the rights of sex workers within the context of UNGPs implementation. PDF | Word

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CEDAW Demystified: Non-Discrimination

April 2021

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is one of the most broadly endorsed human rights treaties in the world. Our animated explainer discusses CEDAW’s principle of non-discrimination, with examples focusing on the Global South. With thanks to Lilly Etzenbach and Emilia Dominguez for French and Spanish subtitles. Duration: […]

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CEDAW Demystified: Substantive Equality

April 2021

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is one of the most broadly endorsed human rights treaties in the world. Our animated explainer discusses CEDAW’s principle of substantive equality, with examples focusing on the Global South. With thanks to Lilly Etzenbach, Nadia Kalinina and Emilia Dominguez for French, Russian […]

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