Welcome to CEDAW South Asia!

CEDAW is an acronym for the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. It is the first international treaty that addresses discrimination against women comprehensively in all areas. Consequently, it is also referred to as the international bill of rights for women. The Convention smart essay writers has been ratified by all South Asian countries. PLD seeks to facilitate the advancement of the implementation of CEDAW in South Asia by making resources dedicated to the region available more widely through this website. The site facilitates the regional sharing of information, knowledge resources, country updates, announcements of capacity building and learning opportunities, and updates on developments relating to CEDAW within the UN aimed at strengthening the implementation of CEDAW. It provides a brief but comprehensive overview of all dimensions of CEDAW, along with links to additional information and details on CEDAW.

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CEDAW News/Announcement

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 3rd ASIA PACIFIC FEMINIST FORUM 2017!


APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 3rd ASIA PACIFIC FEMINIST FORUM 2017! BY APWLDADMIN · JUNE 30, 2017 Feminists from Asia Pacific, join APWLD members and allies to strengthen our movements, our solidarity and our resolve to dismantle economic, social and political systems that produce obscene levels of inequality, drive climate change and necessitate violations of women’s human rights. The 3rd […]



APWLD announces the Call For Applications for ‘SOUTH-SOUTH PLACEMENT: Young Women’s Leadership Programme’.


APWLD announces the Call For Applications for  ‘SOUTH-SOUTH PLACEMENT: Young Women’s Leadership Programme’. Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) is inviting young women from its member organisations to apply for the South-South Placement: Young Women’s Leadership Programme.  This is an exciting opportunity for young feminist leaders from the Asia Pacific region to work at APWLD Secretariat […]




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