Category: Legislating for Women's Rights

  • Gaining Ground: A Tool for Advancing Reproductive Rights Law Reform
    • This is a resource for advocates promoting law reform at the national level. Each chapter, devoted to a key reproductive rights issue, provides positive examples of recently adopted laws and policies from around the world. It is aimed at helping advocates generate ideas for reform and assess what can be realistically achieved in their own countries.
  • Handbook and Supplement for Legislation on Violence against Women
    • This guide intends to provide all stakeholders with detailed guidance to support the adoption and effective implementation of legislation which prevents violence against women, punishes perpetrators, and ensures the rights of survivors everywhere. This page includes links to the handbook in many lanugages as well as supplementary documents and vidoes.
  • Legal Tools for the Establishment of Gender Equality through International Law
    • This manual starts with a general background on the role of international law and how it can be used in a domestic context. It then touches on the concept of customary international law and some international forums for enforcing women’s rights when domestic efforts fail.
  • Parlamentos contra la violencia hacia las mujeres
    • Este folleto da instrucciones sobre cómo los parlamentos adoptar leyes que el trabajo, asegúrese de que estas leyes se aplican, educar y sensibilizar, crear alianzas, muestran una fuerte voluntad política, y establecer un marco institucional. Este folleto también proporciona ejemplos detallados de los parlamentos que se han aplicado con éxito las leyes para la protección de las mujeres. (In Spanish).
  • Parlements contre la violence envers les femmes
    • This booklet instructs parliaments on how to adopt laws that work, make sure these laws are implemented, educate and sensitize, build partnerships, show a strong political will, and establish an institutional framework. This booklet also provides detailed examples of parliaments who have successfully implemented laws for the protection of women. (In French).
  • Parliaments Take Action on Violence Against Women
    • This booklet instructs parliaments on how to adopt laws that work, make sure these laws are implemented, educate and sensitize, build partnerships, show a strong political will, and establish an institutional framework. This booklet also provides detailed examples of parliaments who have successfully implemented laws for the protection of women.
  • Parliaments Take Action on Violence Against Women (In Arabic)
    • This booklet instructs parliaments on how to adopt laws that work, make sure these laws are implemented, educate and sensitize, build partnerships, show a strong political will, and establish an institutional framework. This booklet also provides detailed examples of parliaments who have successfully implemented laws for the protection of women. (In Arabic)