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Guía para el análisis presupuestario de políticas contra la violencia de género en Argentina

Asociación Civil por la Igualdad y la Justicia (ACIJ),

Este manual busca ofrecer herramientas para analizar el presupuesto de las diferentes jurisdicciones en Argentina, la información básica sobre el análisis del gasto público con perspectiva de género y de derechos, y una serie de estrategias y herramientas implementadas en algunos niveles de gobierno por un equipo de investigadoras del Banco Mundial, para visibilizar aquellas…

Análisis presupuestario con perspectiva de género: manual para activistas y organizaciones de la sociedad civil

Asociación Civil por la Igualdad y la Justicia (ACIJ),

Los esfuerzos por leer los presupuestos públicos desde una perspectiva de género son parte de iniciativas más generales que buscan integrar un enfoque de derechos humanos a los presupuestos. Estas iniciativas muestran cómo el gasto público y la recaudación están inseparablemente conectados con la garantía efectiva de los derechos. Esta guía busca dar herramientas accesibles…

Trabalhadoras domésticas remunderadas durante a pandemia do coronavirus: guia orientador

Care Internacional, Federação Nacional das Trabalhadoras Domésticas (Fenatrad), Themis – Gênero Justiça e Direitos Humanos,

Este guia tem o objetivo de informar, de maneira simples e direta, as trabalhadoras domésticas sobre seus direitos trabalhistas e previdenciários neste momento de pandemia pelo Coronavírus. Não tem a intenção de ser um documento conclusivo, mas apenas um orientador das possibilidades legais que se apresentam neste momento excepcional. Pretende auxiliar na disseminação de informações,…

Promotoras Legais Populares: desafios entre teoria e prática

Themis - Gênero, Justiça e Direitos Humanos,

A presente publicação integram uma breve síntese sobre as discussões online apresentadas ao longo dos três dias de trabalho do Workshop Promotoras Legais Populares: desafios de agora e no pós-pandemia entre teoria e prática, que aconteceu online entre os dias 03 e 17 de junho de 2020 e countou com a participação ativa de 32…

(Des)Protección Judicial en tiempos de COVID-19

EQUIS - Justicia para las Mujeres,

En este informe damos a conocer los resultados de la evaluación del Poder Judicial de cada estado del país (México). A través de una metodología revelamos las medidas llevadas a cabo por los mismos para la protección de las mujeres víctimas de violencia y su acceso a la justicia en medio de esta contingencia sanitaria….

Los derechos de las mujeres en la región en épocas de COVID-19

Articulación Regional Feminista por los Derechos Humanos y la Justicia de Género (ARF),

Las organizaciones que integran la Articulación Regional Feminista por los Derechos Humanos y la Justicia de Género presentan en este informe un monitoreo de las respuestas que dan los Estados de siete países de la región para abordar la pandemia y el impacto de estas respuestas en los derechos de las mujeres. El monitoreo busca…

El caso de Brasil: Estudio sobre el Convenio 189, la Recomendación 20 y la Ley Complementaria 150/15

Federación Nacional de Trabajadoras Domésticas (FENATRAD), Themis Gênero, Justiça e Direitos Humanos,

Este estudio tiene como objetivo realizar una encuesta acerca de la implementación del Convenio 189 y de la Ley Complementaria No. 150/2015 en Brasil, a la luz de los nuevos retos planteados por la coyuntura actual. Para ello, utilizamos como metodología el análisis de contenido sobre esta implementación, sobre el papel de las sindicalistas de…

Trazando caminos para la valorización del trabajo remunerado del hogar

Federación Nacional de Trabajadoras Domésticas (FENATRAD), Themis Gênero, Justiça e Direitos Humanos,

El objetivo del Estudio CAP fue comprender los comportamientos, actitudes y prácticas en la sociedad civil sobre el trabajo doméstico remunerado entre empleadoras y trabajadoras remunderadas del hogar. La investigación se realizó en Brasil entre septiembre de 2019 y enero de 2020, en las ciudades de Rio de Janeiro y São Paulo, a través de…

Gender equality: Women’s rights in review 25 years after Beijing

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women),

September 1995 saw the largest-ever global gathering on gender equality: the United Nations’ Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing, China. The commitments and actions that Member States agreed that year in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action remain our most comprehensive and transformative agenda for gender equality and the empowerment of women and…

Facilitator Guide: Kenyan Community Land Act

Namati, FAO ,

In 2016 Kenya signed into law the Community Land Act (CLA), a progressive piece of legislation that gave life to Article 63 of the Constitution of Kenya. The CLA presents an unprecedented opportunity for communities to legally claim rights to their land and have complete decision-making power about how their land is used and managed….

How One Experience in Bangladesh Advanced Women’s Rights Work in Myanmar

Posted by Nant Thi Thi Oo in Gender, Legal Empowerment Network

The following is a blog by Nant Thi Thi Oo, a data entry associate with Namati’s program in Myanmar.    In November 2015, I had the chance to participate in a learning exchange hosted by Namati and the Bangladesh National Woman Lawyers Association (BNWLA). I was very grateful to be selected to go. The exchange focused…

Gendered aspects of land rights in Myanmar: Evidence from paralegal casework

Posted by Namati in Gender, Land & Natural Resources, Namati News, Resources & Research

Namati has published a new policy brief on the gendered aspects of land rights. It is our hope that Myanmar’s national reforms and the implementation of the country’s new National Land Use Policy can grow from the lived experience of ordinary Myanmar citizens. Namati and our partners assist farmers in Myanmar to claim their land…

Video: Far West Nepal Celebrates Access to Justice in the Global Goals

Posted by Prabhakar Bagchand in Advocacy & Systemic Change, Post-2015 Agenda

Members of Nepal’s marginalized Dalit community in Ghuinyaghat, Dhangadhi Kailali in the Far West of Nepal celebrated the inclusion of Access to Justice targets in the Sustainable Development Goals amidst lots of fan-fare on Saturday, October 17, 2015. The celebration coincided with Rural Women’s Day. Community members linked the justice targets of the global goals to…

New legal database on community land and natural resource rights

Posted by Marena Brinkhurst in Land & Natural Resources, Legal Empowerment Network, Namati News, Resources & Research

Namati has launched a groundbreaking new tool for lawyers and advocates working to protect community rights to land and natural resources: the Community Land Rights CaseBase. More and more lawyers and front line legal advocates are stepping forward to defend communities’ rights, yet they often struggle to find supportive legal precedent – within their own country or…

Land Rights in the Post-2015 Agenda

Posted by Namati in Community Land Protection, Land & Natural Resources, Post-2015 Agenda

Namati has joined with a coalition of organizations to produce a briefing paper on the place of land rights in the new Sustainable Development Goals. The briefing has been endorsed by organisations such as ActioAid, Oxfam, Landesa, Global Witness and Habitat for Humanity. It contains five headline recommendations: 1. The Post-2015 Agenda should advance and monitor…

‘I just need my freedom’

Posted by AdvocAid & IRIN in Community Paralegals, Gender

This moving documentary by IRIN follows the work of Marvel and Victoria, two paralegals working for Namati’s partner AdvocAid in Sierra Leone. It illustrates the harsh reality of life for many women in Sierra Leone who come into contact with the police and the prison system. Marvel and Victoria bring hope to those suffering arbitrary…

Using paralegals to fight forced early marriage in Sierra Leone

Posted by Daniel Sesay in Community Paralegals

Early and forced marriage continues to be a widespread and serious problem in post-war Sierra Leone, especially in rural areas. It has become a common practice that abuses the rights of children and girls. Early marriage, also known as child marriage, is the marriage of someone before the age of 18 years. Such marriages are…

Justice in the SDGs for Nepal’s Women and Dalits

Posted by Namati in Post-2015 Agenda

The Kathmandu Post is running an OpEd by Som Niroula and Neetu Pokharel, of the Alliance for Social Dialogue in Nepal, that argues for the inclusion of justice targets in the new development goals. This, they argue, is the best way  of ensuring enforcement of Nepal’s obligations to women and those who suffer caste discrimination. “A large number of Nepali…