Resource Themes Access to Justice

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Shadow Report Guidelines on the rights of LBTI+ women, trans, non-binary and gender-diverse people

March 2024

This 19-page resource provides article-specific guidance to NGOs who aim to engage with the CEDAW review process with a view to the rights of lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex women, and non-binary and gender-diverse people.

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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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Regional Judicial Colloquium for Eastern & Southern Africa: Access to justice for women’s economic rights

July 2021

On 22 and 23 July 2021, IWRAW Asia Pacific alongside the Kenya Legal & Ethical Issues Network on HIV and AIDS (KELIN), the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa (ISLA), the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), and the Miami School of Law, organised a regional judicial colloquium for Eastern and Southern Africa with a specific […]

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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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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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Civil Society Statement in Support of Efforts to Decriminalise Sex Work in Malta and Show Solidarity to the Global Sex Workers’ Movement

April 2021

Published jointly with CREA, GAATW and Amnesty International, this statement welcomes efforts to decriminalise sex work in Malta and show solidarity with the global sex workers’ movement. PDF | Word

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Decriminalise Sex Work

March 2021

The full decriminalisation of sex work is recognised globally as being essential to ensuring the safety, security, and dignity of sex workers. In this video, members of the Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW) from various parts of South and Southeast Asia talk about the impact of criminalisation on the lives and rights of […]

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White Paper on Women’s Equality and Economic Rights in Eastern and Southern Africa

January 2021

This white paper and accompanying documents discuss women’s equality and economic rights in Southern and Eastern Africa. They were drafted by Rebecca Ramirez, a legal intern with the Human Rights Clinic of the University of Miami School of Law, under the supervision of the Clinic’s Acting Director, Tamar Ezer. Ishita Dutta of IWRAW Asia Pacific […]

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Arab Feminist Civil Society Perspective Regarding States’ Policies on Economic Justice and Rights

December 2020

This session at Global South Women’s Forum 2020 presents two policy papers by the Arab Feminist CSOs Network on the elimination of gender-based violence and economic justice and rights. The papers were developed within the process of preparing for Beijing +25, the Generation Equality Forum 2021 to amplify the voices of civil society and feminist […]

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Justice Delayed, Justice Denied: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Women’s Right to Access Justice

November 2020

This paper aims to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted justice systems around the world, with a focus on access to justice for women on issues related to gender-based violence and rights in the family. It forms part of a broader inquiry into the gaps in rights protection being experienced by women at […]

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