Category Archives: Thematic Concerns

Category Archives: Thematic Concerns

Category Archives: Thematic Concerns

Category Archives: Thematic Concerns

Category Archives: Thematic Concerns

Submission by PLD to Justice Verma Committee

The following submissions are not exhaustive. They cover elements of state responsibility in relation to prevention, protection, prosecution, punishment and compensation necessary for addressing sexual violence against women. State response and law reform relating to all sexual crimes is needed and necessary. In fact any plan to deter aggravated sexual assault must include action against […]

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Applicatio​n for the Human Rights Advocates Program at Columbia University 2013

The application for the 2013 session of the annual Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) at Columbia University is now available. The application is available online This web-based format is the only version of the 2013 application. The Program is designed for lawyers, journalists, doctors, teachers, social workers, community organizers, and other human rights activists working […]

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New web resource to help raise awareness about violence against women and children in India

This Crowdsourcing Project is an Initiative to raise awareness about Violence Against Women and Children in India through media reports. The Source Code used is Open Source powered by Ushahidi Crisis Mapping Platform. Once enough information has been gathered, the data will be made available to other websites, apps by API calls and also in […]

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Asia Pacific Feminist Forum: APWLD

APWLD will hold the first ever Asia Pacific Feminist Forum (APFF) on 12-14 December 2011 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The APFF will bring together women activists, lawyers, academics, advocates and youth leaders to celebrate our collective achievements, reflect on our challenges and shifting political environments, deepen feminist knowledge and analysis, strengthen our sisterhood, solidarity and […]

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Intersections Between Women’s Equality, Culture and Cultural Rights

With culture being such a contested terrain, particularly as it relates to equality claims of women and minorities, the development of cultural rights offers new understandings on culture and cultural diversity that reinforce the indivisibility of cultural rights with other human rights. This report explores the intersections of the developing field of cultural rights in […]

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