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The Programme on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR), recently published a report on BRICS, an acronym for a political/...

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The Women’s United Nations Report Network (WUNRN) launched a WUNRN-Shadow Report Learning Module. The document provides guidance on how to write WUNRN shadow reports on the status of women from the viewpoint of religion and traditions. This Module also posits tools and...

The Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (GI-ESCR) published a practical guide on using CEDAW to secure women’s land and property...

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The Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women launched a toolkit for reporting to CEDAW on trafficking in women and exploitation of migrant women workers. The toolkit explores the main purposes of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (...

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) published "A tool for gender-sensitive agriculture and rural development policy and programme formulation" which consists of guidelines for ministries of agriculture and the FAO. The publication acknowledges...

The Fundación para el Desarollo de Políticas Sustentables (FUNDEPS) proposes quotas as a way to ensure that males to not have a majority in...

World Vision, in March 2013, made a submission to the pre-sessional working group of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR). The submission was made on the occasion of the consideration of a list of issues related to the second periodic report of...

The Society for Community Organisation submitted a list of issues to the pre-sessional CESCR working group. These issues were to be addressed in connection with the consideration of the third report of China: the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong concerning the rights...

The Network of Chinese Human Rights Defenders (CHRD) submitted information to the pre-sessional working group of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR). This submission was for consideration as a list of issues related to the second periodic report of...