Folder CEDAW

Resources on the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women.

Documents

pdf A Guide to Indigenous Women’s Rights under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (First Edition)

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A Guide to Indigenous Women’s Rights under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (First Edition)

This Guide provides an overview of the Convention and the Committee and gives guidance on how to make use of the various procedures offered by the Convention.

pdf A Guide to Indigenous Women’s Rights under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (Second Edition)

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A Guide to Indigenous Women’s Rights under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (Second Edition)

This Guide provides indigenous women with a better understanding of the Convention and assist them in using the procedures under the Optional Protocol in order to gain redress.

pdf Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

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An international bill of rights for women adopted by the General Assembly in 1979.

pdf India NGO CEDAW Shadow Report and Status of Adivasi/Tribal Women in India

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India NGO CEDAW Shadow Report.pdf

For the 58th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (4th and 5th Periodic Review), June2014, Geneva, Switzerland. Submitted by ISAWN, IWFNIE and AIPP.

pdf Optional Protocol to the CEDAW

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cedaw_optional_protocol.pdf

This provides for Communications and Inquiry Procedures to CEDAW.

pdf Participation in the CEDAW Reporting Process: Process and Guidelines for Writing a Shadow/Alternative Report

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Shadow report guidelines_iwraw.pdf

Prepared by IWRAW Asia Pacific to guide NGOs in their participation in the CEDAW reporting process, including the preparation of CEDAW shadow/alternative reports.

pdf Realizing Indigenous Women's Rights: A Handbook on the CEDAW

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Realizing Indigenous Women's Rights - A Handbook on the CEDAW.pdf

Realizing Indigenous Women's Rights: A Handbook on the CEDAW

The indigenous women in Asia and in other regions of the world still lack the necessary knowledge and skills in asserting and making their rights a reality. To address this concern, Asian Indigenous Women’s Network and its partners Forest Peoples Programme and Tebtebba came up with a handbook on the International Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women.

Realizing Indigenous Women’s Rights: A Handbook on the CEDAW provides information on the rights of indigenous women giving details on CEDAW as the only specific instrument for women. The handbook also provides brief overview of other human rights mechanisms the indigenous women can avail of.