Resource Themes Access to Justice

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The Colombo Declaration

April 2019

The Colombo Declaration on the Role of the Judiciary in Advancing Women’s Right to Equality in Marriage and Family Relations was adopted by participants in IWRAW Asia Pacific’s regional judicial colloquium on access to justice for women’s right to equality in the context of the family, held in Colombo in March 2019. This eight-page PDF […]

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Not Without Us: Women’s Rights Activists from the Middle East and North Africa Call for Sustainable Development Centered on Human Rights

2018

This 13-page PDF is the outcome document of the February 2018 Middle East and North Africa regional consultation of the Global South Women’s Forum on Sustainable Development, connecting women’s human rights with the Sustainable Development Goals in the MENA context. Also available in Arabic.    

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نا لشطيات حقوق س ال نساء م من م ننط قة ال دشرق و ا نلأونسطا وشمال أفريقي يدعون إلى تنمية مستدامة محورها حقوق الإنسان

2018

مشاورة منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا لعام 2018 لمنتدى نساء الجنوب العالمي حول التنمية المستدامة Also available in English.  

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CEDAW Impact Collection

2018

Literature collection documenting use of CEDAW in different countries around the world, compiled by Susanne Zwingel with support from Florida International University students and staff. Users are invited to suggest additional sources for inclusion in the collection.

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CEDEF Recommandation générale no 30 sur les femmes dans la prévention des conflits, les conflits et les situations d’après conflit: Lignes directrices relatives aux rapports parallèles

November 2018

Document PDF (35 pages) pour aider les groupes travaillant sur les droits des femmes et les organisations de la société civile, qui jouent un rôle prépondérant au sein des États fragiles ou aux prises avec des conflits, à préparer leurs rapports parallèles/alternatifs au Comité CEDEF.

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NGO Reporting Guidelines on CEDAW & Rights of Women who Use Drugs

2018

42-page guide in PDF format for NGOs engaging with the CEDAW review process and providing alternative information to the CEDAW Committee on the theme of rights of women who use drugs. With foreword by Judy Chang, executive director of the International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD).

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Framework on Rights of Sex Workers & CEDAW

2018

29-page framework, in PDF format, which seeks to connect human rights principles to the debates around prostitution laws and sex work, and is intended to be a tool to inform the rights discourse on sex work in the context of CEDAW.  

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Shadow Report Guidelines on CEDAW & Rights of Sex Workers

2018

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.  

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Submission on online violence to the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women

November 2017

Submission on online violence from IWRAW Asia Pacific to the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences. Unpacking key issues on gender-based violence against women in digital spaces and through the use of ICTs under the CEDAW framework, this eight-page PDF highlights normative gaps in legislative frameworks and discusses accountability of […]

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The Bellagio Declaration

2017

PDF of the Bellagio Declaration on state obligation and role of the judiciary in ensuring access to justice for gender-based violence, including sexual violence, in an effective, competent manner and with a gender perspective.

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