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Women’s Right to Nationality and Citizenship

2006

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 9. 48-page paper in PDF format, written by Sapana Pradhan-Malla and Phanindra Gautam, covering gender-based biases in acquiring citizenship; effects of, and violations of rights resulting from, depriving equal citizenship rights; international human rights standards on nationality; case studies from around the world; and strategies to move forward.

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Addressing Intersectional Discrimination with Temporary Special Measures

2006

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 8. 66-page paper in PDF format, showing how temporary special measures are a means to remedying structural discrimination and achieving substantive equality, and how their use can be justified. It further discusses why these measures should be utilised for women who encounter multiple forms of discrimination, and presents […]

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Opportunities and Challenges for Legal Redress in Asia and the Pacific

2005

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 7. 44-page paper in PDF format, written by Madhu Mehra and S.K. Priya, and updated by Sapana Pradhan-Malla. This paper focuses on the potential of civil law to enable cross-sectoral participation in addressing sexual harassment and to provide non-punitive and non-adversarial responses.

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The Right to Decide If, When and Whom to Marry: Obligations of the State under CEDAW and Other International Human Rights Instruments

2005

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 6. 44-page paper in PDF format, written by Rea A. Chiongson. Although the right to decide if, when and whom to marry is applicable to both men and women, this paper focuses on women and concentrates primarily on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination […]

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The Validity of Reservations and Declarations to CEDAW: The Indian Experience

2005

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 5. 36-page paper in PDF format, written by Indira Jaising, with the assistance of Priyadarshini Narayanan. An outline and examination of the implications of the declarations made by India to Articles 5(a) and 16 of CEDAW and its reservation to Article 29(1).

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The Status of CEDAW Implementation in ASEAN Countries and Selected Muslim Countries

2004

IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 1. 36-page paper in PDF format, written by Shanthi Dairiam and based on research carried out by Rea Chiongson and Bandana Shrestha. Covering Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Maldives and Tunisia as well as ASEAN, the paper looks first at the reservations made by States parties upon CEDAW ratification or […]

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Guide for Monitoring the Implementation of CEDAW

2002

This framework is designed to assist national-level groups in systematically monitoring improvements in women’s access to justice and equality as a result of their governments’ fulfilment of international commitments towards this end. 42-page PDF, developed through the project Facilitating the Fulfilment of State Obligation to Women’s Equality.

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