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Towards a Strengthened UN Treaty Body System: Civil Society Proposals

November 2019

In April 2014, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a resolution 68/268 aimed at strengthening the functioning of the human rights treaty bodies and deciding to evaluate the implementation of the resolution in 2020. Alongside this process, several initiatives have been taken by different actors, proposing reforms to the treaty bodies’ procedures for […]

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Summary Report: TB-NET Event on Treaty Body Elections, 15 November 2018

December 2018

Five-page PDF on meeting organised by TB-Net and Amnesty International, and conducted as a roundtable to discuss the current nominations and elections processes for treaty body membership, and proposals for improvements.  

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Not Without Us: Calling for Sustainable Development Centered on Human Rights

2018

Activists from Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Turkey and Tunisia convened for four days of collective learning on harmonising the sustainable development framework with the human rights framework with a specific focus on the context of the Middle East and North Africa region. The consultation aimed to enhance the capacity […]

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The Smart Sex Worker’s Guide to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

2018

Produced by the Global Network of Sex Work Projects as a result of its collaboration with IWRAW Asia Pacific, this resource explains CEDAW, its importance for the sex workers’ rights movement, and how to engage with the review process, and outlines sex workers’ rights under CEDAW. It is available in Chinese, English, French, Russian and […]

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NGO Reporting Guidelines on CEDAW & Rights of Women who Use Drugs

2018

42-page guide in PDF format for NGOs engaging with the CEDAW review process and providing alternative information to the CEDAW Committee on the theme of rights of women who use drugs. With foreword by Judy Chang, executive director of the International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD).

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Leaving No One Behind: The Imperative of Inclusive Development in Palestine

July 2018

Report by the General Union of Palestinian Women (GUPW), the Non-Governmental Women Coalition for the Implementation of CEDAW in the Occupied State of Palestine, with support from IWRAW Asia Pacific (IWRAW AP). This 29-page PDF links CEDAW with the Sustainable Development Goals in the Palestinian context.

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Framework on Rights of Sex Workers & CEDAW

2018

29-page framework, in PDF format, which seeks to connect human rights principles to the debates around prostitution laws and sex work, and is intended to be a tool to inform the rights discourse on sex work in the context of CEDAW.  

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Shadow Report Guidelines on CEDAW & Rights of Sex Workers

2018

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.  

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Khung Làm Việc về Quyền Kinh tế của Phụ nữ trong ASEAN

August 2017

Khung làm việc giúp người dùng chuẩn bị tài liệu để sử dụng trong tranh luận nhằm tăng cường sự bảo vệ nhân quyền của phụ nữ bị tác động bởi hội nhập kinh tế ASEAN bằng cách: (1) xem xét thực trạng liên quan hội nhập kinh tế ASEAN; (2) dựa trên các thực […]

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Women’s Economic Rights: Training Materials

2015

63-page PDF of training materials which have been put together with the objective of building capacity to analyse women’s economic rights applying a CEDAW lens. The materials attempt to link the relevant international and regional standards, norms, obligations and guidelines that demand a State’s accountability for the enjoyment and exercise of women’s economic rights, taking […]

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