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.

Press Release: Asia-Pacific Women Vigilant Over Regional Trade Agreement

* Structural inequality and discrimination faced by women is perpetuated by economic policies*

*Trade agreements have  discriminatory impact on women, indigenous peoples, people living with illnesses, people with disabilities, rural communities*

07th December 2016

Indonesia

Protest against RCEP in Indonesia, […]

Statement on International Women Human Rights Defenders Day

 

Chiang Mai

29 November, 2016

APWLD celebrates International Women Human Rights Defenders Day with the news of Malaysian Woman Human Rights Defender Maria Chin Abdullah’s release from her ten days of detention yesterday, a day before her […]

Joint Statement: Drop Charges and Release Bersih Organizers and Supporters

 

Joint Statement 

Malaysia: Drop Charges and Release Bersih Organizers and Supporters

 

 

Kuala Lumpur, 21 November 2016

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD), Fortify Rights, Human Rights […]