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Руководство По Составлению Теневых Докладов О Правах Секс-работников В Клдж

October 2021

Eleven-page PDF which aims to provide guidance to NGOs engaging with the CEDAW review process and providing alternative information to the CEDAW Committee on the theme of rights of sex workers. Russian translation provided by Sex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN). Also available in English.

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Sex Work is Not Trafficking

July 2021

The conflation of sex work with trafficking leaves sex workers vulnerable to abuse by authorities while discouraging people involved in the sex industry from reporting trafficking cases. Sex workers’ rights activists from South and Southeast Asia describe their experiences and perspectives in this video created in partnership with the Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers. […]

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Joint Submission on the Draft General Recommendation on Indigenous Women and Girls

June 2021

This joint submission to the CEDAW Committee was prepared by the Network of Indigenous Women Asia (NIWA) and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) in consultation with 15 organisations from East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Mekong region, including IWRAW Asia Pacific. English: PDF | Word

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Rights at Risk: Observatory on the Universality of Rights Trends Report

June 2021

A collaborative effort of the Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs) initiative, this report illuminates recent developments in anti-rights trends and discourses in the multilateral system, providing additional context analysis, and extending to analyse anti-rights trends in regional human rights systems. It brings together thorough research, analysis, and expertise of the diverse OURs members. […]

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TB-Net Statement at the 33rd Meeting of Chairpersons of the Human Rights Treaty Bodies

June 2021

This joint statement on behalf of the seven organisations which form TB-Net was delivered at the 33rd Meeting of Chairpersons of the Human Rights Treaty Bodies held on 7-11 June 2021. PDF | Word

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Joint Statement of Solidarity with Palestinian People and Call to End the Israeli Occupation

June 2021

Presented at the United Nations Human Rights Council’s 30th Special Session on the grave human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, this joint statement was made on behalf of eight women’s rights and feminist organisations and activists from across the world in solidarity with the Palestinian people. English: PDF | Word […]

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Forefronting Our Agendas: Advocacy to Protect Rights of Sex Workers

May 2021

In March 2021, Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW) network members from eight countries in South and Southeast Asia shared their reflections of engaging with the project Forefronting Our Agendas: Advocacy to Protect Sex Workers’ Rights Using CEDAW. IWRAW Asia Pacific was privileged to facilitate their engagement in CEDAW advocacy and activism over the […]

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CEDAW Demystified: State Obligation

May 2021

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is one of the most broadly endorsed human rights treaties in the world. Our animated explainer discusses CEDAW’s principle of state obligation, with examples focusing on the Global South. With thanks to Lilly Etzenbach and Emilia Dominguez for translation of subtitles. Duration: […]

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Statement on Ensuring Protection of Rights of Sex Workers as Vulnerable Workers and Rights-Holders in the Global Economy

May 2021

Published jointly with the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP), this statement provides supplemental information about the rights of sex workers within the context of UNGPs implementation. PDF | Word

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CEDAW Demystified: Non-Discrimination

April 2021

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is one of the most broadly endorsed human rights treaties in the world. Our animated explainer discusses CEDAW’s principle of non-discrimination, with examples focusing on the Global South. With thanks to Lilly Etzenbach and Emilia Dominguez for French and Spanish subtitles. Duration: […]

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