Resource Themes Business and Women’s Human Rights

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Women’s Rights Beyond the Business Case: Ensuring Corporate Accountability

August 2018

Eight-page PDF from Feminist Group for the Binding Treaty. The briefing paper highlights the importance of a binding gender-just international accountability framework for transnational corporations, as an agenda in its own right and an integral part of a broader effort to achieve women’s economic empowerment and rights, and offers a number of key recommendations in […]

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UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights (UNGP)

2017

An infographic in PDF format on the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights (UNGP), and how their use, together with CEDAW and the Women’s Empowerment Principles, provides a comprehensive approach for the promotion of gender equality in the private sector.

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Women’s Empowerment Principles

2017

A PDF infographic on the seven Women’s Empowerment Principles, the first global code of conduct for businesses on gender equality.

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CEDAW General Recommendation 28 on the Obligations of the State in Ensuring the Rights of Women

2017

A PDF infographic on CEDAW General Recommendation 28 on the core obligations of the State in ensuring the rights of women, including State obligation in relation to the role of private actors.

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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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Stories of Change: Women’s Economic Leadership and Empowerment in ASEAN Project

2017

A 28-page booklet in PDF format which shares, country by country, key achievements of the Women’s Economic Leadership and Empowerment in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (WEL in ASEAN) project.

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Key Issues and Recommendations Concerning Rights of Women Migrant Workers In ASEAN

2017

24-page booklet in PDF format, covering themes such as care and domestic work, and access to justice, healthcare and information.

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Joint Submission on Access to Remedy

2017

Five-page PDF of submission by IWRAW Asia Pacific, the Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights and others to the UN Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on Access to Remedy. Includes examples of how women experience corporate human rights abuses differently from men and makes recommendations […]

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IWRAW AP’s Final Submission to CESCR on General Comment

2017

Six-page PDF of Submission of Comments and Suggestions to the Draft of General Comment on State Obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Context of Business Activities, submitted on behalf of IWRAW Asia Pacific and other organisations and individuals.

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Outcome Document of the 2017 Global South Women’s Forum On Sustainable Development

2017

29-page outcome document, in PDF format, of the 2nd Annual Global South Women’s Forum on Sustainable Development. The document draws on the insights of the participants, united by two fundamental convictions: firstly, that gender equality should be integrated, interlinked and indivisible both in human rights and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); and secondly, that in […]

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