Resource Themes Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

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A Primer on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

2009

Six-page PDF prepared by the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), ESCR-Net and IWRAW Asia Pacific, on international human rights standards under CEDAW and under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

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Pautas sobre como Escribir un Informe Sombra/Alternativo

2008

PDF de nueve páginas que presenta los temas de los artículos de la CEDAW y explica cómo los ONG pueden escribir informes sombras/alternativos. عربى | English | français

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Exploring the Potential of the UN Treaty Body System in Addressing Sexuality Rights

2007

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 11. 30-page paper in PDF format, written by tan beng hui, who provides an introduction to sexuality rights and to the UN treaty body system, before going on to specifically discuss CEDAW, CESCR and the Human Rights Committee, and associated challenges.

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Women’s Right to Nationality and Citizenship

2006

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 9. 48-page paper in PDF format, written by Sapana Pradhan-Malla and Phanindra Gautam, covering gender-based biases in acquiring citizenship; effects of, and violations of rights resulting from, depriving equal citizenship rights; international human rights standards on nationality; case studies from around the world; and strategies to move forward.

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Lack of Access, Lack of Care: A Reference Guide to Women’s Right to Health in the International Trading System

2004

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 3. 72-page paper in PDF format, written by Liz Sepper. Although the paper’s focus is on trade and women’s right to health, it is also intended to serve as a more general framework of analysis that advocates can apply to trade and any number of economic and social […]

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Equality in International Human Rights Treaties: An Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

2004

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 2. This 28-page paper in PDF format, written by Esther Farkas, provides an overview of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), the technical aspects of an OP-ICESCR, and the Committee’s approach to women’s rights.    

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