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Sex Work and the Law in Asia and the Pacific

The report is intended to provide an evidence-base for: policy makers working in government, regional and multilateral organizations; parliamentarians; members of the judiciary; civil society organizations; donor agencies; and sex workers and their organizations engaged in advocacy to improve themore

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Sharing Experience in Access to Justice: Engaging with Non-State Justice Systems & Conducting Assessments

This report summarizes the presentations and discussions from the Access to Justice Week in October 2010 in Bangkok, Thailand, hosted by UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Centre. It complements a companion publication, Access to Justice Assessments in the Asia Pacific: A Review of Experiences and Toolsmore

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Social Audits for Strengthening Accountability

This note is an attempt to analyze the instrumental value of social audits in guiding programming from the perspective of human rights-based approaches (HRBAs). In the documentation of experiences and programmes that incorporated HRBAs in several Asia-Pacific countries between the years 2004-2005,more

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Socio-economic impact of HIV at the household levels in Asia and the Pacific - Report on Technical Consultation

This report presents the summary of the technical presentations and discussions at the two-day technical consultation in Colombo from 3-4 March 2009 as well as the outputs such as the survey questionnaire. The report has been prepared with a view to guide research and analytical efforts formore

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Some challenges in Human Development: Concepts, Measures, Analysis, Reporting and Advocacy

This is a report from the third regional training workshop on Human Development in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 27 to 29 September 2005. more

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South Asia Outcomes: Consultations on the High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness

The South Asia HLF Consultation had the key objectives of supporting partner countries in preparing for the Third High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF-3); ensuring that the South Asian voices genuinely contribute to the design and outcome of the Accra High Level Forum; and providing anmore

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South Asia Regional Advocacy Framework and Resource Guide: HIV, Human Rights and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

This South Asia Regional Advocacy Framework and Resource Guide was developed to assist organizations in South Asia to work together on advocacy priorities for removing the legal and policy barriers that prevent MSM and transgender people from enjoying the right to the highest attainable standard ofmore

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South-East Asia Regional Economic Integration and Cooperation

This Report looks into regional economic integration and broader regional cooperation in the South-East Asia context and examines how to deepen and broaden the benefits gained from such integration and cooperation for human development. more

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South-South Regionalism and Trade Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific Region

This policy paper offers a well-rounded perspective on the economic rationale for South-South trade cooperation and regional integration while bringing out its nature and pattern in the Asia-Pacific region and its underlying main drivers. Based on extensive data analysis, the paper also identifiesmore

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Stigma, Discrimination and Key Affected Populations: Strengthening the Role of Media Advocacy in Sri Lanka through a Critical Analysis of News Media Coverage

Stigma, Discrimination and Key Affected Populations: Strengthening the Role of Media Advocacy in Sri Lanka through a Critical Analysis of News Media Coverage aims to demonstrate the role of media in reflecting and perpetuating stigma and discrimination against key affected populations and peoplemore