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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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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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Submission on online violence to the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women

November 2017

Submission on online violence from IWRAW Asia Pacific to the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences. Unpacking key issues on gender-based violence against women in digital spaces and through the use of ICTs under the CEDAW framework, this eight-page PDF highlights normative gaps in legislative frameworks and discusses accountability of […]

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Submission to the CEDAW Committee on the Draft General Recommendation on Gender-Related Dimensions of Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change

2017

Seven-page PDF submission of comments and suggestions covering themes such as accountability and access to justice, business actors and extra-territorial obligations, health, social protection, etc.

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Submission to UN Special Rapporteur on Cultural Rights

2017

Ten-page PDF submission on the impact of fundamentalism and extremism on women’s human rights, with a focus on cultural rights.

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Joint Submission on Access to Remedy

2017

Five-page PDF of submission by IWRAW Asia Pacific, the Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights and others to the UN Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on Access to Remedy. Includes examples of how women experience corporate human rights abuses differently from men and makes recommendations […]

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IWRAW AP’s Final Submission to CESCR on General Comment

2017

Six-page PDF of Submission of Comments and Suggestions to the Draft of General Comment on State Obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Context of Business Activities, submitted on behalf of IWRAW Asia Pacific and other organisations and individuals.

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