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The Socfin Group's oil palm and rubber plantations occupy 190,000 hectares (469,500 acres) in eight countries in West and Central Africa and two in Southeast Asia. Their operations have led to allegations of sexual and gender-based violence, inadequate compensation and ongoing land rights...

Over the past two years, dozens of ESCR-Net members engaged in cross-network discussions to develop the analytical report “Building sustainable peace. Transforming conflict-affected situations for women.” The report argues that in dealing with conflict-affected situations, it is vital to adopt an intersectional feminist approach via a human rights framework, and provides seven lessons and principles to guide the work in the field.

The International Accountability Project (IAP), a member of the Monitoring Working Group of ESCR-Net, is excited to share three new materials on Community-led Research, part of their new series of Global Community Action Guides.

These materials provide:

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The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) published this report analyzing their findings after researching the current legal developments in...

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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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Indigenous Women’s Network of Thailand (IWNT) and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) jointly submitted the NGO CEDAW Shadow Report on behalf of indigenous women in Thailand. The...

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The Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (GI-ESCR) submitted a Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee On The Elimination Of...

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FLORAISON, GRADSE and RAPDA-Togo, with the support of FIAN International, submitted an alternative written report on behalf of rural women in Gnita, Togo. The submission was made in October 2012...

The Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (GI-ESCR), in October 2012, submitted a Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee On The Elimination Of...

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