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.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women: Globalisation, Militarism, Fundamentalisms: the trinity of inequality and violence

Today we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, recognising that, despite decades of commitments, violence against women remains pervasive. At this historical moment we can see, more clearly than ever […]

Understanding APEC

This briefer was prepared to provide a short and quick analysis of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum and its impact on the lives of women in the region.


Mobilise for Climate Justice

As COP 21 is around the corner, civil societies and women’s rights groups around the world are organising various actions and mobilisations to build pressure on governments to adopt a fair and just new climate […]