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CEDAW-SDGs Tools User Manual

March 2022

In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which resolves to take action for people, planet, prosperity, peace and partnership through a commitment to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Despite their lofty intentions, Agenda 2030 and the SDGs have been criticised for failing to center existing international commitments, […]

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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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Sex Work is Not Trafficking

July 2021

The conflation of sex work with trafficking leaves sex workers vulnerable to abuse by authorities while discouraging people involved in the sex industry from reporting trafficking cases. Sex workers’ rights activists from South and Southeast Asia describe their experiences and perspectives in this video created in partnership with the Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers. […]

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Joint Submission on the Draft General Recommendation on Indigenous Women and Girls

June 2021

This joint submission to the CEDAW Committee was prepared by the Network of Indigenous Women Asia (NIWA) and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) in consultation with 15 organisations from East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Mekong region, including IWRAW Asia Pacific. English: PDF | Word

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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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Forefronting Our Agendas: Advocacy to Protect Rights of Sex Workers

May 2021

In March 2021, Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW) network members from eight countries in South and Southeast Asia shared their reflections of engaging with the project Forefronting Our Agendas: Advocacy to Protect Sex Workers’ Rights Using CEDAW. IWRAW Asia Pacific was privileged to facilitate their engagement in CEDAW advocacy and activism over the […]

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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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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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How to Protect Every Child’s Right to a Nationality

April 2021

Organised by the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion, with the Centre for Civil and Political Rights, Child Rights Connect, TB-Net and IWRAW Asia Pacific, this webinar featured UN Human Rights Committee member Shuichi Furuya, CEDAW Committee member Elgun Safarov, CRC Committee member Benyam Dawit Mezmur and CMW Committee member Álvaro Botero. The UN Human Rights […]

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