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Drug Policy and the Fundamental Human Rights of Women who Use Drugs

June 2020

Routine mistreatment and neglect of women who use drugs violates virtually every major human rights treaty; this report makes particular reference to CEDAW. 41 pages, PDF, by University of Miami School of Law Human Rights Clinic, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, IWRAW Asia Pacific, E.V.A., and Eurasian Harm Reduction Association.

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Parallel Reporting to Advance Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

March 2020

From ESCR-Net’s Project Altavoz, this guide provides an overview of parallel reporting and how the process works, including engagement with treaty bodies, follow-up to concluding observations, and preparation of parallel reports. 30 pages, PDF.

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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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Briefing Paper – Women’s Human Rights and Natural Resources

2017

16-page PDF which aims to unpack the gender dimension of natural resource exploitation and focuses on key issues concerning women’s rights to natural resources in the ASEAN context. It also provides analysis of women’s rights to natural resources from the CEDAW and ICESCR perspective.

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Faire Valoir les Droits Economiques, Sociaux et Culturels des Femmes

May 2015

Guide-ressources pour la promotion des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels des femmes au moyen du Protocole facultatif et de la Convention sur l’élimination de toutes les formes de discrimination à l’égard des femmes et du Protocole facultatif se rapportant au Pacte international relatif aux droits économiques, sociaux et culturels. PDF à 177 pages: manuel élaboré […]

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Cómo Exigir los Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales de las Mujeres

May 2014

Una guía de recursos para promover los derechos económicos, sociales y culturales de las mujeres empleando el Protocolo Facultativo y la Convención sobre la Eliminación de Todas las Formas de Discriminación contra la Mujer y su Protocolo Facultativo, y el Pacto Internacional de los Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales y su Protocolo Facultativo. PDF de […]

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مقتطفات من دليل إحقاق حقوق المرأة الاقتصادية والاجتماعية والثقافية

April 2013

Claiming Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: excerpts in Arabic. 129-page PDF produced by IWRAW Asia Pacific and ESCR-Net. The full resource is available in English | French | Spanish

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Claiming Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

April 2013

A Resource Guide to Advancing Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Using the Optional Protocol and Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women and the Optional Protocol and International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights. 178-page PDF, produced by ESCR-Net and IWRAW Asia Pacific. Also available in Arabic | French […]

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Participation in ICESCR and CEDAW Reporting Processes: Guidelines for Writing on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Shadow/Alternative Reports

2010

88-page PDF intended to provide assistance for individuals and organisations working within the shadow reporting processes of CEDAW and ICESCR to incorporate information on women’s rights related to dimensions of economic, social and cultural rights.

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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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