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  • 01 Dec 2009
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 68
This publication celebrates a milestone in human rights: the twentieth anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). The CRC acknowledged the modern understanding of childhood; it formulated what children can expect as a set of...
  • 01 Aug 2009
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 138
The Universal Periodic Review mechanism of the UN Human Rights Council, which came into effect in 2008, has established itself as a mechanism with huge potential and which promotes dialogue and a level playing field for all countries undergoing the...
  • 01 Dec 2008
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 196
It is now generally recognised that gender equality is essential for sustained economic growth and for democracy, peace and security. Small Change or Real Change? Commonwealth Perspectives on Financing Gender Equality presents key thinking from...
  • 01 Dec 2008
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 84
Human Rights in the Commonwealth presents a comprehensive survey of the state of human rights, as measured by each country’s formal engagement with the main international standards and norms, across the fifty-three member countries of the...
Gender in Primary and Secondary Education has been written in the context of rapidly expanding education systems worldwide, and particularly the rising enrolment of girls in schools. The author argues that now the challenge of gender mainstreaming...
  • 01 Nov 2007
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 148
This is the first Commonwealth-wide comparative study of national human rights institutions (NHRIs), and is designed to help everyone interested in establishing and developing NHRIs to improve their effectiveness.The study looks at the international...
  • 01 Nov 2007
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 64
While many countries seek to improve their capacity to protect and promote human rights in accordance with constitutional imperatives and Commonwealth values, they often lack a clear roadmap on how to do so. Currently, there is no single and...
  • 01 Jun 2007
  • Catherine Atthill, Sarojini Ganju Thakur, Marilyn Carr, Mariama Williams
  • Pages: 216
The links between gender, trade and development are increasingly being recognised. Developed out of a series of regional workshops, this Action Guide explores the different impacts of trade on women and men; provides practical tools on how to take...
  • 01 Jan 2006
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 228
This training resource has been developed by the Commonwealth Secretariat to promote a human rights-based approach to policing. It has been designed for use by police and law-enforcement trainers in Commonwealth countries in designing, developing,...
  • 01 Jul 2005
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 244
This reference book for Gender Ministers provides a snapshot account of the Commonwealth's achievements in promoting gender equality and records the advances made by women from 1995-2005. The publication highlights the work of 53 member countries and...
  • 01 Jan 2005
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 232
Issues of socioeconomic development, democracy and peace are inextricably linked to gender equality. The main argument of Gender Mainstreaming in Conflict Transformation: Building Sustainable Peace is that gender equality needs to be placed on the...
The purpose of this book is to contribute to current policymaking, programme planning and implementation on gender and human rights. It is intended for a wide audience of policymakers, magistrates, judges and lawyers, academics and civil society...
  • 01 Jan 2004
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 50
HIV/AIDS is a development issue - affecting all sectors of society - economic and social development, education, public services, food security, to name a few. At the heart of this pandemic lies inequality between men and women. This training manual...
The gender responsive budget programme is now a wellestablished initiative from the Commonwealth Secretariat, attracting considerable interest among governments, civil society and development agencies keen to participate in the programme. Work on...
The social dimension of trade policy and trade liberalization is now a common topic in many official trade fora. This discussion is proceeding with little or no attention to the different needs, constraints and interests of women. This handbook...
Trafficking of people (mostly women and children) for commercial sexual activities and forced labour is one of the fastest growing areas of international criminal activity – and one that is of huge concern. Trafficking in humans is now considered the...
Neglect of gender inequalities in the distribution of resources, responsibilities and power in the processes of economic accumulation and social reproduction has a high cost for women, children and other dependents and for the development of society...
  • 01 Jan 2003
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 42
Freedom of expression, assembly and association are part of the constituent elements necessary for the establishment of democratic societies. They encompass the essential rights inherent in a democracy to establish and participate in political...
  • 01 Apr 2002
  • Margaret Oguli-Oumo, Imelda M. Molokomme, Valencia K. D. Mogegeh, Monde M. Gwaba, Lucia Kiwala
  • Pages: 88
This manual promotes an integrated approach to combat genderbased violence with governments, nongovernmental organisations, private sector and international organisations working together. It addresses the problems inherent in the current strategies,...
  • 01 Jan 2002
  • Debbie Budlender, Guy Hewitt
  • Pages: 194
Gender Budgets Make More Cents documents ‘good practice’ in gender budget work from across the globe. Practitioners share their first-hand experiences and in-depth knowledge of the why, where and how of gender responsive budget (GRB) initiatives....
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