The interaction of law and poverty is a focus of the work on sex work of the Sexuality, Poverty and Law Programme of the Institute of Development Studies. As part of that work it has produced an online map of brief, accurate summaries of the laws and regulations that address female sex work across the world. The impact of law on sex workers' rights claims for social and economic equality has increasingly come into focus in recent years as a wave of law reforms and campaigns and proposals for reform have triggered national and international debates.
This toolkit aims to provide Members of Parliaments (MPs) with an overview of what child marriage is, including its prevalence around the world, key drivers and consequences. Specific focus is placed on existing legal instruments that prohibit the practice, as well as concrete recommendations for MPs to take action, not only in Parliament, but also in their constituencies and internationally.
Implementing Comprehensive HIV/STI Programmes With Sex Workers: Practical Approaches From Collaborative Interventions
This tool offers practical advice on implementing HIV and STI programmes for and with sex workers. Topics covered include approaches and principles to building programmes that are led by the sex worker community, how to implement the recommended condom and lubricant programming, and other crucial health-care interventions for HIV prevention, treatment and care, how to manage programmes and build the capacity of sex worker organizations. The tool contains examples of good practice from around the world that may support efforts in planning programmes and services.
Guidebook on CEDAW General Recommendation No. 30 and the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security
The purpose of the ‘Guidebook on CEDAW General Recommendation No. 30 and the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security’ is to increase knowledge on both sets of frameworks and expand understanding of how the Convention and the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) resolutions can be implemented in congruent ways and used to strengthen and reinforce each instrument's efficacy. The Guidebook provides an overview of the reporting and monitoring mechanisms inherent to both GR30 and the WPS resolutions, in order to enhance accountability for both frameworks.
The wall chart on Population, Consumption and the Environment 2015 presents the latest data available on 14 indicators - including those related to population size and growth, urbanisation, economic development and growth, energy consumption, and carbon dioxide emissions--at the national, regional and global levels. The chart also presents illustrative graphs that relate selected recent trends in population, energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions at the national and regional levels.
Listing numerous American, United Kingdom and European grant making trusts and foundations interested in supporting South African nonprofit organisations (NPOs), The Northern Donor Directory is the first such publication in South Africa. For more information or to acquire this guide at cost of R1 000 refer to www.papillonpress.biz/index.php/donor-resources.
‘Post-2015 Advocacy Toolkit: Make Ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage a Global Priority’ provides an overview of the post-2015 process and the opportunities for action, a guide to create and implement your own national advocacy plan, and template worksheets and sample messaging framework that you can tailor to your national context.
Since its inception in 1995, the Index, an annual cross-country analysis by The Heritage Foundation, in collaboration with The Wall Street Journal, has tracked the progress of economic freedom around the globe and measured the impact of advancing economic liberty.
‘Everyone has the right to a nationality’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Without the protection afforded by citizenship and nationality individuals face insecurity, discrimination and marginalisation without any means of accessing protection. Stateless persons are among the most vulnerable and are often denied the enjoyment of rights such as equality before the law, the right to work, education and healthcare. Being stateless means that individuals may not even be able to marry or register the births of their own children.