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Equality Bahamas CEDAW Speaker Series: Article 13 with Constanza Pauchulo

July 2023

The CEDAW (Convention) Speaker Series, organised by Equality Bahamas, is designed to familiarise members of the public with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). Each month, one expert takes a look at one Article of the Convention, its interpretation, its application to the Bahamian context, and the most […]

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CEDAW Shadow Report Guideline on Gender Equality and Macroeconomics (GEM)

May 2023

This thematic shadow report guideline aims to build the capacity of women’s rights organisations (WROs) and activists with the knowledge and resources to challenge neoliberal capitalism approach in macroeconomic policies that actively violates women’s human rights. It is a resource for WROs and activists that are drafting their CEDAW shadow or alternative report and engaging […]

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Making the Unheard Heard: The Global Tribunal of Women Workers 2022

February 2023

On 9 October 2022, IWRAW Asia Pacific concluded its Global South Women’s Forum 2022 which hosted the Global Tribunal for Women Workers. The outcome of the Global Tribunal exceeded our expectations. We are pleased that the Global Tribunal was able to make visible many workers who suffer the violation of their human rights in silence, […]

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Gender Equality and Macroeconomics (GEM) Training Manual

December 2022

The gender equality and macroeconomics (GEM) training manual has been developed to build capacities of women’s rights organisations and activists on GEM issues and using the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) to advance women’s human rights. Its overall purpose is to encourage activists and researchers working on economic […]

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Joint submission to the Working Group on Discrimination against Women and Girls on poverty and inequality.

November 2022

Sexual Rights Initiative (SRI), International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific (IWRAW AP) and the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID), made a joint submission to the UN Working Group on Discrimination against Women and Girls for its upcoming report on “Human Security of Women and Girls in the Context of Poverty and Inequality”. […]

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Human Security of Women and Girls in the Context of Poverty and Inequality

October 2022

This submission in response to the call for input by the UN Working Group on discrimination against women and girls was prepared jointly by Intersex Philippines, Society of Trans Women of the Philippines and IWRAW Asia Pacific. It primarily gives input on the structural barriers experienced by transgender, intersex women and girls, and gender-diverse people […]

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Switzerland as Gatekeeper: The Impact of Visa Application Processes on Global South Civil Society Representation at the United Nations

September 2022

Shadow report submitted by IWRAW Asia Pacific to the 83rd CEDAW session. Focusing on the issue of border controls and visa processes as a barrier to activists’ engagement at the UN in Geneva, the six-page report examines Switzerland’s obligations under CEDAW, case studies, financial implications for women’s human rights defenders from the Global South, and […]

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Pathway to Gender Equality: A Perspective from South Asia

February 2022

This presentation was delivered by Prof. Savitri Goonesekere at the Marriage and Property Rights Pathways for Gender Equality in Africa and Asia workshop on 22 June 2021.

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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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