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Recognizing Heterosexism, Homophobia and Transphobia: creating a queer-positive university

Published in 2018

Source: The Human Rights and Equity Office, University of Guelph

Maintaining and promoting human dignity is a core value of the University of Guelph. The University is therefore committed to a campus free from discrimination. This booklet details the University’s position on discrimination and harassment based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Rural Women’s Empowerment in the Sustainable Development Era: Priorities, Partnerships, and Policy for Transformational Change

Published in 2018

Source: Huairou Commission - Women, Homes & Community

This report highlights insights from the Rural Women’s Empowerment Initiative which represent a rural women’s vision for rural transformation. The sections in the report are dedicated to three major themes that emerged around rural women’s priorities, followed by conclusions and recommendations. The first is the need to formalize rural women’s role in decision making processes. […]

On “shrinking space”: a framing paper

Published in 2018

Source: Transnational Institute

This paper attempts to deconstruct the ‘shrinking space’ narrative by explaining what it means and unpacks some of the problems inherent in the concept. It also considers who is most affected by ‘shrinking space’, and why; where the trend is headed; how it relates to the other dominant paradigms of the 21st century; and how […]

Seeking accountability for women’s rights through the Sustainable Development Goals

Published in 2018

Source: Center for Economics & Social Rights and UN Women

This paper focuses mainly on how States’ accountability can be strengthened. Many other actors, such as international organizations, financial institutions, philanthropic foundations, and transnational corporations have a role to play in the achievement of the SDGs and should be held accountable for the ways their actions and policies impact sustainable development. Given the high-profile attention […]

Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2017: Reclaiming policies for the public

Published in 2018

Source: Civil Society Reflection Group on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

This 2017 edition focuses on privatization, partnerships, corporate capture and their impact on sustainability and inequality. The articles and textboxes cover all sectors of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs (and beyond), and reflect the rich geographic and cultural diversity of their authors. But what all contributions have in common is their plea to reclaim […]

Country Profile on Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Rights: Nepal (Nepali Translation)

Published in 2018

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This is the Nepali translation of the Country Profile on Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Rights: Nepal. For the English version, click here.  Nepal is a land-locked country located at the foothills of the Himalayas. The country is bordered by India to the east, south, west, and China to the north. Nepal is rectangular […]

Country Profile on Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health: Nepal (Nepali Translation)

Published in 2018

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This is the Nepali translation of the Country Profile on Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health: Nepal. For the English version, click here.  Nepal is a land-locked country located at the foothills of the Himalayas. The country is bordered by India to the east, south, west, and China to the north. Nepal is rectangular […]

Leave no one behind – Advancing social, economic, cultural and political inclusion of LGBTI people in Asia and the Pacific

Published in 2018

Source: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The report highlights progressive social and political forces, including the increasing role of LGBTI groups in advocacy, that are propelling progress towards more widespread acceptance of LGBTI people and recognition of their needs and rights. It explores the factors that are contributing to advances in some countries in areas such as legal recognition and social […]

Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in South Asia: Evidence for Interventions in the Health Sector, Women’s Collectives, and Local Governance Mechanisms

Published in 2018

Source: International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

This review seeks to understand how best to design responsive intimate partner violence (IPV) interventions by examining relevant programs that were or are being implemented in South Asia. These interventions have all been evaluated to some extent and offer rich learning for future interventions. The specific objectives include identifying past or current IPV interventions in […]

ARROW for Change – SRHR in the Era of the SDGs (Spanish Translation)

Published in 2018

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This is the Spanish translation of the ARROW for Change – SRHR in the Era of the SDGs. For the English version, click here. Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) opens the door for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) agenda to move forward on the global stage; in line with recent […]

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