Resource Themes Sustainable Development

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Women’s Rights Obligations of States in the Context of Climate Change

March 2020

From the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) and the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (GI-ESCR), this eight-page PDF summarises the CEDAW Committee’s statements and Concluding Observations relating to climate change up to 2020.

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Strengthening Implementation of CEDAW: Review of the StIC Project

2019

The Strengthening Implementation of CEDAW (StIC) project, addressing women’s economic, social and cultural rights; access to justice; and the Sustainable Development Goals, was initiated to promote the regional feminist agenda in South and Southeast Asia, with a national-level focus on Bangladesh, Nepal, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. This video contextualises the project and outlines its achievements, with […]

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Imagining a Feminist Future of Work

2019

The 2019 Southeast Asia regional consultation of the Global South Women’s Forum on Sustainable Development was held in Kuala Lumpur in April, bringing together workers and human rights activists from twelve countries. Together, we represented various civil society organisations and networks from across Southeast Asia and South Asia, as well as women with disabilities, LBTIQ+ […]

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Not Without Us: Women’s Rights Activists from the Middle East and North Africa Call for Sustainable Development Centered on Human Rights

2018

This 13-page PDF is the outcome document of the February 2018 Middle East and North Africa regional consultation of the Global South Women’s Forum on Sustainable Development, connecting women’s human rights with the Sustainable Development Goals in the MENA context. Also available in Arabic.  

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نا لشطيات حقوق س ال نساء م من م ننط قة ال دشرق و ا نلأونسطا وشمال أفريقي يدعون إلى تنمية مستدامة محورها حقوق الإنسان

2018

مشاورة منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا لعام 2018 لمنتدى نساء الجنوب العالمي حول التنمية المستدامة Also available in English.  

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(Sustainable) Development in an Occupied State: Thoughts from Palestine

2018

Mona Alkhalili of the General Union of Palestinian Women (GUPW) in Palestine explains that the 2030 Agenda will not be truly transformative or succeed at leaving no one behind unless the unique situation of the people of Palestine is considered, especially Palestinian women. Read more about this in Leaving No One Behind: The Imperative of […]

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Understanding Sustainable Development in the Context of Iraq

2018

Eman Abdalrehman Hussuin of the Women Leadership Institute in Iraq reflects on challenges to achieving women’s human rights in Iraq and whether SDGs can be used as a tool to bring about progress. Duration: 2:57 Subtitles: English

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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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CEDAW-SDGs Tool

October 2018

Welcome to the evolving tool developed by IWRAW Asia Pacific to identify practical ways of linking the human rights framework and the sustainable development framework. While our focus is on CEDAW and the SDGs, this tool can be used to make links between any human rights instrument(s) and the SDGs. See Leaving No One Behind […]

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Statement by Sachini Perera of IWRAW AP/RESURJ at HLPF 2018 side event

July 2018

What are the key lessons learned about stakeholder engagement in all the processes linked to the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development? Has the HLPF been successful in implementing its mandate? Sachini Perera speaks on behalf of IWRAW Asia Pacific and RESURJ at the HLPF 2018 side event panel discussion, “Review of GA Resolution […]

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