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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Philippines: PGMA Calls on Women to Lobby for Electoral Computerization
President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo called on women leaders to campaign for the modernization of voting, counting and canvassing as she pointed out that funds for the computerization of elections has long been provided. Arroyo said that women...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Philippines: Magna Carta of Women
Mayor Celso Lobregat has rallied the different sectors in the region to support the passage of the magna carta of women, a proposed law initiated by District I Congresswoman Beng Climaco that will ensure the integration of gender equality into the...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
PHILIPPINES: Women, Gender and Photo ops
The Philippines House of Representatives and Senate are nearing passage of a 'Magna Carta for Women' - a Bill that will codify the UN Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). According to the Bill's...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Philippines: Bill on Women's Rights, Gender Education Passes House 2nd Reading
A pending bill on women's rights and gender education in the workplace gained ground in the House of Representatives as it passed second reading. The House of Representatives website said Monday House Bill 4374 underscores the role of...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Philippines: Filipinos Pledge to Carry on Corazon Aquino’s Legacy at Wake by Safeguarding Democracy
Weeping mourners have been paying their respects at the wake of former President Corazon Aquino, with some pledging to carry on her legacy by protecting the democracy she helped install 23 years ago.Filipinos have been sensitive to any slide...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Philippines: Reproductive Health Tests Candidates’ Political Guts
Filipino voters who have yet to make up their minds about their choice for their next president are being advised: look at each aspirant’s stance on reproductive health to help them gauge the candidate’s leadership mettle and political guts.A...
Friday, January 27, 2012
N-PEACE Regional Training of Trainers
From the 3-10 February 2012, twenty-two women peace advocates from the N-Peace Network countries – Nepal, Timor-Leste, Sri Lanka and Indonesia – will participant in the first N-Peace Network Training of Trainers (ToT) Programme coordinated by the...
Friday, October 28, 2011
Asia Pacific Feminist Forum
The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) will hold the first ever Asia Pacific Feminist Forum (APFF) on 12-14 December 2011 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This event will bring together 100-150 activists- women lawyers, academics,...
Friday, October 28, 2011
Call for Applications: Asia Pacific Feminist Forum
The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) will hold the first ever Asia Pacific Feminist Forum (APFF) on 12-14 December 2011 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The APFF will bring together women activists, lawyers, academics, advocates and...
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Promoting Women's Political Representation in Southeast Asia - IKAT
Partnership for Governance Reform in Indonesia (Kemitraan) in partnership with the NDI for International Affairs along with regional partners; Indonesian Women's Coalition (KPI), Persatuan Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) from Malaysia, Women's Caucus...
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Religious Fundamentalisms and Their Gendered Impacts in Asia
  Amidst growing uncertainties in a globalised world, fundamentalist convictions have been gaining ground in many religions. Reinforced by the threat from international terrorism, this renaissance of religious fundamentalisms has created...
Friday, March 25, 2011
Gender Equality Laws: Global Good Practice and A Review of Five Southeast Asian Countries
The publication of Gender Equality Laws: Global Good Practice and A Review of Five Southeast Asian Countries, in part a response to the call from States parties for a resource establishing good practice guiding principles, is therefore a timely and...
Thursday, May 21, 2009
The Politics of Democratic Governance
This report describes women's participation at local and national levels and social movements and parties securing accountability in contemporary governance. The report also highlights issues and concepts related to donor-partner relationships ,...
Monday, May 11, 2009
Actions and Strategies from the Seventh Asia Europe People's Forum 2008.
This report is based on discussions from the workshop ‘Strengthening Women’s Political Participation and Influence’ and other workshops of the seventh Asia Europe People’s Forum (aepf-7) held in Beijing from 13–15 October 2008.The major...
Monday, May 11, 2009
Women Transforming Political Spaces
This report describes ways to increase women’s political participation and strategies for transforming political spaces for women.
Wednesday, April 01, 2009
Women’s Political Participation in Traditional and Conservative Societies
This consolidated response highlights types of positive action measures, advocacy campaigns, women’s movements, and educational opportunities that help women in traditional and conservative societies to overcome some of the barriers that they face...
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Manual on Globalisation and Women
This discussion guide aims at serving the community organizers and trainers of Asian rural and indigenous organizations as a tool for discussion. It aims to develop a common understanding of globalization; presents critique of globalization and its...
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Fundamentalisms in Asia Pacific: Trends, Impact, Challenges and Strategies Asserting Women’s Rights
This book analyzes the manifestations of fundamentalisms in the Asia-Pacific region and their impact on women as well as on democracy and politics in general. It includes strategies adopted by women’s groups and progressive women’s movements to...

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