a wide-ranging set of regularly updated resources to assist your advocacy for equal and universal human right for all
Eg: hiv maternal health srhr
937 Arrow Publications
Published in 2017
This handbook is jointly produced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA). It sets out relevant human rights frameworks and highlights the role of parliamentarians in implementing Agenda 2030, to ensure no one, including LGBTI people, is left behind. The handbook offers practical tips, tools and resources designed to […]
Source: Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE)
The report is based on a review of peer-reviewed articles, collaborative guidance and recommendations, and grey literature which examined the SRHR needs of female sex workers (FSWs). CHANGE also conducted semi-structured, not-for-attribution interviews with key informants, including U.S. officials, country-based implementers, researchers, sex workers, sex worker advocates, service providers, and representatives from multilateral organisations. Based […]
This paper provides an introductory analysis of the ways in which Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) and gender justice are connected, with a focus on Latin America. It argues that confronting and dismantling the global enablers and secrecy jurisdictions will be beneficial not only for transparency and global equality but also for achieving greater gender equality […]
Source: UPR Info
This technical paper uncovers what the UPR has achieved to-date, both in terms of substance and structure, and the prerequisites for harnessing progress. It offers a detailed overview of how UPR stakeholders have cooperated with the mechanism and what concrete result it has yielded, extracting good practices while also noting difficulties from stakeholders’ interaction with […]
Source: Columbia Law School
Reproductive rights are constructed through a gender-conscious reading of already recognised human rights. Despite the increasingly strong recognition of reproductive rights in international human rights law by the treaty-monitoring bodies and international tribunals, the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights reflects a limited understanding of women’s experiences, does not adequately challenge gender stereotypes, […]
Source: Millennium Project Task Force on Poverty and Economic Development
This report explores the bi directional influence of the MDGs on achieving human rights and a human rights dimension to enhance progression of the MDGs. It looks at both the present state of this relationship, as well as future directions.
Source: Women Enabled International, Women with Disabilities India Network
The submission provides background on the situation of women with disabilities in India and summarizes specific human rights abuses they face, including gender-based violence, violations of sexual and reproductive rights, and barriers to accessing justice. This submission also provides suggestions for questions and recommendations to direct towards India during its third UPR.
Source: Center For Reproductive Rights
The Monitoring Tool provides a means for human rights experts responsible for overseeing compliance with international legal standards on human rights to monitor the implementation of specific State obligations in the field of reproductive rights. The tool outlines State obligations under international and regional human rights law on a range of reproductive rights issues, then identifies […]
In this research paper, the author presents some of the factors that influence the increasing problem of child statelessness and how international organizations such as the United Nations can advocate with governments in tackling and addressing this issue.
Source: NGO Committee on the Status of Women/New York
This NGO guide will help build the capacity of NGOs and women’s human rights activists to advocate for the rights and empowerment of women and girls. The UN Commission on the Status of Women, the main UN body responsible for gender equality and women’s empowerment, is the main case study.