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This brief provides an overview of the Rights of Nature, how the global movement is being translated into regional action, and its connection with indigenous knowledge and systems of living in harmony with nature. 
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This issue of the WA2J Quarterly Brief highlights the project initiatives from April - November 2021 under the joint UN Women, ICJ, and OHCHR project titled "Enhancing Women’s Access to Justice in the Asia Pacific: Bridging the gap between formal and informal systems through women’s empowerment." The aim of the joint project is to make justice accessible for women by strengthening the formal justice system and creating an enabling environment for justice seekers by working with civil society organizations, women human rights defenders, and community-based justice mechanisms as well as initiating regional, national and community dialogues. The project is generously supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency SIDA.
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The Bangkok Rules commit states, including the Philippines, to reduce the incarceration of women, and if they are already in prison, protect their rights and uphold their dignity.
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The report aims at specifically outlining the operation of gender equality principles in the State Budget Law 2015 in a specific area of public transport. It records initial results, challenges and difficulties in implementing gender responsive budgeting initiatives in public passenger transport management in Ho Chi Minh City for the period 2017 – 2020 to promote gender equality and safe cities for women and girls Ho Chi Minh City.
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The use of digital technologies in the justice sector has gained considerable momentum against a background of global trends in accelerating technology advancement, combined with an urgency to transform processes in the justice chain amid improve limited access to courts during the COVID-19 pandemic. What does this mean for access to justice for women and gender equality in the justice system? Read more in this op-ed titled What are the digital dividends for women seeking e-Justice?
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The programme Enhancing Access to Justice for Women in Asia and the Pacific: Bridging the gap between formal and informal systems through women’s empowerment aims to make justice accessible for women by strengthen the formal justice system and to create an enabling environment for justice seekers by working with CSOs, women human rights defenders, and community-based justice mechanisms.
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This Resource Pack for Orientation of Justice Sector Stakeholders has been developed by UN Women Pakistan to orient justice sector officials in Pakistan for understanding the process of legal aid/ assistance/ advice, client handling, and management of cases of Gender-Based Violence for better dispensation of justice. It details pro-women laws and legislative provisions and serves as a reference guide that can be adapted to respond to the needs of each particular audience.
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UN Women Pacific Newsletter Issue# 3
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How effective are police helplines? This study by Jagori, UN Women, UN Habitat and the Department of Women and Child Development, Delhi Government tries to understand the purpose of helplines, and studies the processes followed by the Delhi Police when it responds to hotlines (100 and 1091).
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Though there is no uniformity in the practices being observed within Indian states to protect women from domestic violence, a number of them seem to be promising acts of change.
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The study examines how safe the two city areas are for women and girls and explores the relationship between women’s fear of violence and their avoidance of specific public spaces.
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This Report analyses the status of implementation of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act in 2011.
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This guide introduces the key concepts of safe cities work and offers practical tools for how to begin building a safer, more inclusive city.
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A practical guide on concepts, perspectives and tools to create safer cities for women and girls, the handbook is a useful resource to initiate and guide strategy and knowledge development.
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The study examines the safety of women and girls in Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode cities in Kerala state of India.
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To address violence against women in Delhi, the Government of Delhi, JAGORI, UN-HABITAT and UN Women are raising awareness for women’s equality and taking steps to counter it.
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The baseline survey analyzes information about the forms of violence and harassment faced by women in India’s capital New Delhi, perceptions and attitudes to sexual harassment, and the role of governing agencies in safeguarding women’s rights.
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Women and Safety – this is the subject of 12 article developed by UN WOMEN in partnership with JAGORI and Women’s Feature Service (WFS).
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The Third Monitoring and Evaluation Report in 2009 on the ‘Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act’, highlight crucial advancements and gaps in the implementation of the Act. It has been authored by Lawyers Collective Women’s Rights Initiative (LCWRI) with the International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW).
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Second in a series of Staying Alive reports, this report has collated information on the establishment of infrastructure under PWDVA, maps emerging – and sometimes ad-hoc – practices that have been adopted to cover up silences in the law.