CEDAW

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2014

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Report / White Paper Resource
30 Years of Democracy: Riding the Wave? Women’s Political Participation in Latin America examines the progress made in women’s participation at all levels of public and party decision making, in the...
2009

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This is a collation of case summaries from the Asia Pacific region citing CEDAW, National Constitutions, and other Human Rights instruments protecting equality of rights between men and women.
2013

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Report / White Paper Resource
Ten years after the start of the western intervention in Afghanistan, Afghan women are facing an uncertain future. Women have strived for and made important gains since the fall of the Taliban in...
Academic Paper / Article Resource
The statement issued by the Muslim Brotherhood in response to the UN Commission on the Status of Women draft Agreed Conclusions on violence against women, is nothing short of an assault on their...
Report / White Paper Resource
This paper explores how inequalities in women's participation and influence in political and public life can be addressed through the new global development framework that is expected to replace the...
Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
The designation of Oct. 11 as Taiwan Girls’ Day in the ROC represents another step forward for the country in its goal of promoting the rights of women across the economic, educational, political and...
Report / White Paper Resource
Women in Africa are undeniably participating in the information and communication technology (ICT) revolution and they are doing so in many and varied ways; the changes that the use of these tools...
International Agreement and Action Plans Resource
As of 13 March 2013   African Women’s Caucus Position Statement 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women Elimination and Prevention of All Forms of Violence against Women and Girls

B

Report / White Paper Resource
UNIFEM recently released a report entitled Budgeting for Women's Rights: Monitoring Government Budgets for Compliance with CEDAW. The report, authored by Professor Diane Elson, a leading feminist...
Report / White Paper Resource
The CEDAW outlines that the raising and spending of public money be non-discriminatory and consistent with substantive equality between women and men, as autonomous possessors of rights.

C

Guide / Training Material Resource
1. The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women decided at its forty-seventh session, in 2010, pursuant to article 21 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of...
Academic Paper / Article Resource
Women’s human rights discourse and movements have become entangled within a culture-versus-rights dualism. Yakin Ertürk argues that this is a false dualism which serves both private patriarchy and...

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Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
The likely victory of Michelle Bachelet in Chile’s presidential elections will strengthen women’s political power in Latin America, a region where while progressing, still sees millions of women as...
Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
Afghanistan's presidential election season is underway. In a sign of genuine political progress, the government has begun accepting nominations for candidates to succeed President Hamid Karzai. This...

E

Report / White Paper Resource
The relationship between gender and governance has too often been neglected in both theoretical and empirical work. Until very recently, most influential political thought has been built around a ...
Report / White Paper Resource
These guidelines are based on a solid multilateral acquis, the most recent milestones of which are the UN Secretary-General's in-depth study on all forms of violence against women (2006), the work on...

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Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
Betraying their own biases, various Western commentators have frequently expressed shock at the visible and active presence of women and girls in demonstrations across the region. This sense of...
2007

C

International Agreement and Action Plans Resource
Adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1979, CEDAW sets an agenda for States Parties to take all measures and appropriate action including taking temporary special measures to reduce gender gaps and...

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Report / White Paper Resource
Citizenship and gender are integral to development theory and practice. This report attempts to illustrate how reframing citizenship from a gender perspective can introduce broader rights and...
2008

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This study provides analysis of global best practices of engendered constitutions using CEDAW as an analytical framework. It also analyzes existing or in some cases, draft constitutional texts of...