Resource Themes Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

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Written submission by IWRAW Asia Pacific to the CEDAW Committee regarding the draft General Recommendation on Trafficking in Women and Girls in the context of Global Migration

February 2019

This written submission is the outcome of a Global Convening on Trafficking in the context of Global Migration organised by IWRAW Asia Pacific and the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) in January 2019. Over 40 representatives from women’s rights, labour rights and migrants’ rights groups participated at the convening. They included migrant workers, […]

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Monitoring Work and Working Conditions of Women Employed in the Ready-Made Garment Industries of Bangladesh

December 2018

This 12-page PDF from Karmojibi Nari outlines working conditions among a sample of over 1000 women garment workers in Dhaka.    

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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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Les Droits des Femmes au-delà de l’Analyse de Rentabilité: Assurer la Responsabilité des Entreprises

November 2018

PDF (9 pages) par Feminist Group for the Binding Treaty. Ce document met en lumière l’importance d’un cadre juridique contraignant et assurant une justice de genre pour les sociétés transnationales, en tant qu’objectif à part entière et partie intégrale d’un effort plus large pour parvenir à l’autonomisation et aux droits économiques des femmes; et offre […]

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CEDAW Impact Collection

2018

Literature collection documenting use of CEDAW in different countries around the world, compiled by Susanne Zwingel with support from Florida International University students and staff. Users are invited to suggest additional sources for inclusion in the collection.

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Achieving Women’s Economic Rights in Sudan

2018

Niemat Kuku Mohamed of the Gender Studies Centre in Sudan shares that economic rights are key to achieving women’s human rights in Sudan. Duration: 3:10 Subtitles: English

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Creating and Spreading Feminist Knowledge

2018

Roua Seghaier of Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research based in Lebanon shares their work of challenging the borders between what is considered academic and non-academic knowledge. Duration: 3:17 Subtitles: English

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Advocacy on Personal Status Law in Egypt

2018

Nada Hassan Nashat Abdelkawy Moussa of Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance (CEWLA) in Egypt shares their ongoing advocacy regarding personal status law in Egypt and how they maintain a balance between gains already made for women’s human rights and what remains to be done. Duration: 3:13 Subtitles: English

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Priyanthi Fernando of IWRAW AP at the IMF/World Bank Annual Meeting

October 2018

What are the biggest barriers to women’s progression, and what role can the public and private sectors play? Priyanthi Fernando, executive director of IWRAW Asia Pacific, speaks at the IMF gender seminar ‘Empowering Women in the Workplace’. In these clips, she shares her views on the event hashtag #Women4Growth; highlights barriers to empowerment, particularly for […]

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