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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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Preventing Human Trafficking of Indonesian Migrant Workers

2019

In this short video (4:50), Maizidah Salas of Serikat Buruh Migran Indonesia (SBMI) describes her organisation’s activities: supporting children of migrant workers, empowering victims of trafficking, and pressing for change from the private sector to prevent further exploitation of migrant domestic workers.

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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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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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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. (Running time: 3:10.)

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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. (Running time: 2:27.) Read more about this in Leaving No One Behind: […]

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