About APWLD

APWLD is the region’s leading network of feminist organisations and advocates. Our 195 members represent groups of diverse women from 28 countries in Asia Pacific. We have been actively working for women’s rights for 30 years. APWLD is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit organisation in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

Asia Pacific People’s Movements Come Together to Challenge RCEP

MEDIA RELEASE: 29 July 2016

ASIA-PACIFIC PEOPLES MOVEMENTS COME TOGETHER TO CHALLENGE RCEP

More than 80 participants representing trade unions, farming communities, indigenous peoples, health networks, women’s organisations,academia and civil society organizations met on 27-28 July in […]

Briefer on the RCEP – Robbing Communities to Extract Profit

 

On the heels of the recently concluded Trans Pacific Partnership Agreements, another binding, global agreement is being negotiated behind closed doors. Similar to the TPP, this trade agreement will institutionalise inequalities;it will severely curtail peoples’ rights and freedoms and cement […]

Women’s Major Group joint Statement — UNCTAD 14

We the undersigned Feminist,Women’s rights Orgnisationsand civil society groups committed to advancing women’s human rights attending the UNCTAD 14 in Nairobi make this collective statement building on   the collective civil society declaration.

 

Key Message: We are […]