8th CEDAW Shadow Report 2015
Citizens’ Initiatives on CEDAW, Bangladesh (CIC-BD) is a platform of 53 non-government women and human rights organizations working for the full ratification and implementation of CEDAW recently developed 8th CEDAW Shadow Report 2015. The report addresses all the Concluding Observation provided by the Un CEDAW Committee. Details
This write up was prepared by Citizens' Initiatives on CEDAW, Bangladesh (CIC-BD) and published in Daily Star on 3rd September in observance of International CEDAW Day 2015 Details
RIGHT TO FOOD, ECONOMIC JUSTICE FOR WOMEN:
- Women's access to market : Challenges faced by women entrepreneurs.
- Fair wage.
- Property rights.
- Economic justice and empowerment: Right to food of women.
- Ideas for action. Details
GENDER ANALYSIS OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COST OF LOCAL CLIMATE CHANGE IN BANGLADESH:
- Local climate change.
- Why gender analysis of local climate change impact.
- Methords followed and study location.
- Gender dynamics of climate change.
- Action points. Details
RESEARCH : 'ECONOMIC JUSTICE FOR WOMEN'
Women in Bangladesh face challenges in terms of getting economic justice whenever they try to participate in economic activities because of cultural norms. This challenge is generally observed in cases of women trying to entry into income generating activities (labor market), access to resources, and distribution of profits and wages. With particular focus on these issues, World Vision Bangladesh and
Steps Towards Development jointly conducted a study titled: 'Economic justice for women: fair wage, rights on resources and property, and market access perspectives'. The study tried to reveal different discriminating practices to which women entrepreneurs and labors are victimized. Details
WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IN BANGLADESH: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES
- Present Status of Women in Decision-making processes in Bangladesh.
- Prospects of women's political empowerment in Bangladesh.
- Factors contributing to the success.
- Women's Political Empowerment: Experience from the Aparajita Program. Details