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Shadow Report Guidelines on the rights of LBTI+ women, trans, non-binary and gender-diverse people

March 2024

This 19-page resource provides article-specific guidance to NGOs who aim to engage with the CEDAW review process with a view to the rights of lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex women, and non-binary and gender-diverse people.

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Press Release – United Nations: 28 States call for legal gender recognition based on self-identification

March 2023

For the first time at the United Nations, a cross-regional group of 28 countries has called for laws and policies that allow legal gender recognition based on self-identification. Countries called on other States to “implement laws and policies that allow the recognition of gender identity based on self-identification”, and to “redouble efforts to prevent and […]

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Universalising Gender Equality Norms: CEDAW’s critical role in protecting women’s SOGIESC rights

February 2023

Over the past few years, the ‘anti-gender’ movement has established itself to be one of the most concerning threats to women’s human rights advocacy. Successful capture of women’s rights language spaces has further galvanised ‘anti-gender’ actors to take their harmful narratives to various decision-making, human rights and development platforms across the world. At the brunt […]

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Joint submission of the FIFF Consortium to CEDAW’s general discussion on equal and inclusive representation of women in decision-making

February 2023

This joint submission to the CEDAW Committee for their general discussion on equal and inclusive representation of women in decision-making was prepared by the Forging Intersectional Feminist Futures (FIFF) consortium. The joint submission aims to highlight the multidimensional barriers that marginalised groups of women face in their access to equal and inclusive representation in decision-making […]

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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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Feminist Learning Exchange: Defining Retrogression and Capture in the Context of Women’s Human Rights in Asia (FLEX)

April 2022

The Feminist Learning Exchange: Defining Retrogression and Capture in the Context of Women’s Human Rights in Asia (FLEX) aims to consolidate feminist knowledge and analyse the social, political, economic and legal context of women and marginalised groups organising to claim their rights; and to understand how women’s rights groups advocate for the rights of marginalised […]

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Drug policy in Asia: the importance of intersectional perspectives

March 2022

The impacts of drug policies are not the same for every person. They can differ according to ethnicity, gender, sexuality, citizenship and socioeconomic status. Throughout Asia, these differing impacts are seen in the higher rates of incarceration for women, the disproportionate number of people of a particular group targeted by law enforcement operations and on […]

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Intentional Intersectionality in the Fight against Climate Change

April 2021

Organised by IWRAW Asia Pacific, this session at the Global Just Recovery Gathering invited participants to analyse and document the impacts of climate change on their multiple lived realities and work collectively to find ways these can be mitigated through an intentionally intersectional approach. The session is also intended to contribute to filling the knowledge […]

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Joint Submission on Gender Theory to the UN Independent Expert on Protection against Violence and Discrimination based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

March 2021

Submitted jointly with CREA, Amnesty International and the Global Health Justice Partnership of Yale Law School and the Yale School of Public Health, this response to the UN Independent Expert’s call for input discusses the use of ‘gender ideology’ narratives to restrict rights and block progressive developments, with examples from around the world. Nine pages […]

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#GSWF2020 Threads

December 2020

The Global South Women’s Forum went virtual in 2020, taking on macroeconomics with Global South feminist voices from around the world. This Twitter Moment shares links to the videos along with IWRAW Asia Pacific’s threads on the sessions.

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