Resource Themes Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

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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 (10:12) contextualises the project and outlines its achievements, […]

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Advancing Women’s Access to Justice in the Context of Labour Rights

August 2019

IWRAW Asia Pacific organised a regional convening on women’s labour rights and access to justice in Bali, 21-23 May 2019. The convening brought together women’s rights organisations and labour unions, human rights and labour rights experts, justice sector actors and legal service providers to reflect on the challenges and explore the opportunities to advance women’s […]

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Resisting Sexual Harassment in Vietnam

2019

In this short video (4:30), Nguyen Thi Phuong Thanh describes the work of Y.Change in Vietnam, with particular focus on challenging the normalisation of workplace sexual harassment and victim-blaming responses.

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Challenging Employment Discrimination in the Philippines

2019

In this short video (4:05), Maroz Ramos of GALANG Philippines describes the barriers to substantive equality in employment opportunities for women and LGBTQ people in the Philippines, and the advocacy and capacity building carried out by her organisation in order to combat discrimination.

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Claiming Economic Rights for Women with Disabilities in Nepal

2019

In this short video (7:17), Laxmi Nepal of Blind Women Association Nepal describes the work carried out by her organisation to empower women with disabilities, and blind and visually impaired women in particular, through legal literacy and advocacy to dismantle structural barriers.

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Mental Health as a Labour Right

2019

In this short video interview (6:06), Ellena Ekarahendy, chairperson of SINDIKASI, describes issues facing flexible workers in Indonesia, including precarity and overwork, and strategies to push for legal change.

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Deklarasi Kolombo

June 2019

Pada tanggal 20-22 Maret 2019 di Kolombo, Sri Lanka, IWRAW Asia Pacific bekerjasama dengan The Law and Society Trust telah mengadakan Regional Judicial Colloquium dengan tema Akses Keadilan dan Hak-hak Perempuan untuk Kesetaraan dalam Keluarga. Seminar ini dihadiri oleh para hakim, praktisi hukum, komisi HAM, dan aktivis perempuan dan anak di wilayah Asia Selatan dan […]

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Imagining a Feminist Future of Work

June 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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Shadow Report Guidelines on Women’s Right to Work and Women’s Rights at Work

April 2019

This 48-page guide in PDF format is intended to assist NGOs in drafting their shadow reports on women’s rights to and at work. It refers to the CEDAW, ICESCR and ILO conventions and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. It also specifically addresses the rights of women factory workers, domestic workers, plantation […]

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The Colombo Declaration

April 2019

The Colombo Declaration on the Role of the Judiciary in Advancing Women’s Right to Equality in Marriage and Family Relations was adopted by participants in IWRAW Asia Pacific’s regional judicial colloquium on access to justice for women’s right to equality in the context of the family, held in Colombo in March 2019. This eight-page PDF […]

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