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Participation in ICESCR and CEDAW Reporting Processes: Guidelines for Writing on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Shadow/Alternative Reports

2010

88-page PDF intended to provide assistance for individuals and organisations working within the shadow reporting processes of CEDAW and ICESCR to incorporate information on women’s rights related to dimensions of economic, social and cultural rights.

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Participation in the CEDAW Reporting Process: NGO Interventions During and After the CEDAW Session

2010

Eleven-page PDF explaining NGO interventions at the CEDAW session and the role that they can play afterwards.    

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Participation in the CEDAW Reporting Process: Process and Guidelines for Writing a Shadow/Alternative Report

2010

Sixteen-page PDF detailing the steps to be taken by NGOs in preparing shadow/alternative reports to the CEDAW Committee, and guidelines to assist in writing them. عربى | español | français

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A Primer on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

2009

Six-page PDF prepared by the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), ESCR-Net and IWRAW Asia Pacific, on international human rights standards under CEDAW and under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

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Equity or Equality for Women? Understanding CEDAW’s Equality Principles

2009

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 14. 48-page paper in PDF format, written by Alda Facio and Martha I. Morgan. First explaining the background of the controversy over the terms ‘equity’ and ‘equality’ in human rights law, the authors go on to outline CEDAW’s concept of equality, before presenting a human rights-based critique of […]

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Equal and Indivisible: Crafting Inclusive Shadow Reports for CEDAW

2009

A handbook from the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Coalition (IGLHRC) for writing shadow/alternative reports for CEDAW incorporating human rights issues related to sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. Preface by Sunila Abeysekera of IWRAW Asia Pacific.

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The OP-CEDAW as a Mechanism for Implementing Women’s Human Rights: An Analysis of Decisions Nos. 6-10 of the CEDAW Committee under the Communications Procedure of the OP-CEDAW

2009

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 13. 52-page paper in PDF format, written by Geeta Ramaseshan, who discusses cases involving Austria, Spain and the UK.

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The OP-CEDAW as a Mechanism for Implementing Women’s Human Rights: An Analysis of the First Five Cases under the Communications Procedure of the OP-CEDAW

2008

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 12. 56-page paper in PDF format, written by Alda Facio, who discusses cases involving Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands and Turkey.

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Nuestros Derechos No Son Opcionales

2008

Una guía por la implementación de la CEDAW a través de su Protocolo Facultativo. PDF de 144 páginas. English | français  

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Nos Droits Ne Sont Pas Facultatifs!

2008

Guide ressource: Plaidoyer pour l’application de la CEDEF grâce a son Protocol Facultatif. 144 pages en PDF. English | español  

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