Category Archives: Resources

Category Archives: Resources

Category Archives: Resources

Category Archives: Resources

Category Archives: Resources

Category Archives: Resources

Category Archives: Resources

Category Archives: Resources

Category Archives: Resources

Category Archives: Resources

Call for NGOs: Right to life – new general comment (UN HRCtee)

The UN Human Rights Committee is working now on a new draft of its General Comment on the right to life. General Comments provide the official interpretation of the ICCPR provisions, and they are used by all actors involved, including the Committee itself, civil society and State parties. The idea of this specific general comment […]

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Adoption of General Recommendation No. 35 on Gender-based Violence against Women, Updating General Recommendation No. 19

On behalf of the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, We are pleased to share with you the advanced, unedited text of the GR. We hope you can help us disseminate it and make of it an effective tool for enhanced protection of women and girls from all forms of […]

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DEADLINE EXTENDED – Call for proposals: Climate Justice Feminist Participatory Action Research for Change

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 13th NOVEMBER 2016 CALL FOR PROPOSALS Climate Justice Feminist Participatory Action Research for Change! Support to Rural, Indigenous, Migrant, Urban Poor Women’s Organisations Amplifying Voices, Strengthening Feminist Movements for Climate Justice APWLD invites grassroots women’s rights organisations and movements to take part in this exciting Climate Justice Feminist Participatory Action Research (CJ FPAR) programme that aims to […]

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Civil Society Submission are invited for Draft General Recommendation on Gender-Related Dimensions of Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate

Call for comments The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women is currently elaborating a General Recommendation on Gender-Related Dimensions of Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate. The Committee decided to invite all interested parties to submit comments in writing on the “Draft General Recommendation on DRRCC” (to be indicated in the subject title) to the following […]

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Call for submissions on the adequacy of the international legal framework on violence against women

The Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, Ms. Dubravka Šimonović took up function as Special Rapporteur on 1 August 2015 and intends to, inter alia, focus on the legal and policy frameworks of her mandate and the international human rights mechanisms to discuss the gap in incorporating and implementing the international and regional […]

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TRAINING WORKSHOP IN OCTOBER ON THE THREE NEW LAWS RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE

PLD is organizing a training workshop on the new laws relating to sexual violence, on October 1st, 2nd,3rd and 4th of 2014. This workshop seeks to understand the challenges and working of each of the 3 laws on sexual offences in detail, and take stock of their implementation. The discussion would include: -Gaining clarity on […]

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CEDAW formulates General Recommendation No.29 on economic consequences of marriage, family relations and their dissolution

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) submitted its general recommendation on Article 16 of the CEDAW, which provides for the elimination of discrimination against women in marriage and family relations. The recommendation seeks to act as a guide for state parties in achieving an egalitarian regime under which […]

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Call for Applications: Asia-Pacific Regional Feminist Legal Theory and Practice Training of Trainers

The FLTP training has been a significant activity of APWLD and has grown into a dynamic program that offers a unique model in the region with feminism as its core and human rights as its foundation. To date, the FLTP training has been implemented by APWLD at national, sub-regional and regional level.  Keeping this in […]

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Women’s Human Rights, CEDAW in International, Regional and National Law

      Women’s Human Rights’ edited by Anne Hellum and Henritte Sinding Aasen on the CEDAW has been published by Cambridge University Press in Europe. The book is a compendium of several essays by different authors writing about and critically analyzing different contextual applications and areas of the CEDAW. The book seeks to situate the […]

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YWCA Internship Programme 2014 – Online Application available

The application period for the World YWCA Internship Programme 2014 is now open.The application deadline is July 19, 2013. One–year Internship The one-year internship programme provides a unique opportunity for two young women from member associations, to work as part of the World YWCA staff and volunteer team in Geneva. There will be strong emphasis […]

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