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Disrupting the Global Food Systems towards Advancing Gender Equality, Human Rights and International Solidarity: The Case of South Africa, Brazil, China and Mexico

December 2020

COVID-19 has undermined food security both directly, by disrupting food systems, and indirectly, through the impacts of lockdowns on household incomes and physical access to food. Furthermore, COVID-19 and responses to the pandemic could undermine food production, processing and marketing, but the most concerning impacts are on the demand side – economic and physical access […]

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COVID, Hunger and Creative Approaches to Food Security: Women’s Exchange across Region and Ethnicity in Sri Lanka

December 2020

This session held at Global South Women’s Forum 2020 presents a field visit to a collective of women farmers called the Uva-Wellasa Women’s Federation, housed in the primarily Sinhala-speaking southwestern district of Monaragala, which is also one of the poorest districts in Sri Lanka. The field visit involves members of various collective food production initiatives […]

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Collective NGO Statement to the 77th CEDAW Session

October 2020

This statement was delivered to the 77th CEDAW session on 28 October 2020, held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The statement, in English and Spanish, was compiled from information shared by 27 national, regional and international women’s rights defenders, organisations and coalitions whose participation in the session was limited due to the postponement of […]

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CEDAW General Recommendation 34 on Rural Women

2017

A collection (in .zip file) of 20 PNG files which together outline CEDAW General Recommendation No. 34 on the Rights of Rural Women, in a bitesize, visually appealing format.

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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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Using CEDAW to Secure Women’s Land and Property Rights: A Practical Guide

2014

This 32-page PDF from the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights provides an overview of CEDAW and key actors, and explains how NGOs can use and engage with CEDAW review processes, including preparation of parallel reports.

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