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.

May Day Call for Workers: Is it Time for a Global Strike?

On the 1st of May 1886, thousands of workers went on a general strike demanding eight-hour work day with no cut in pay throughout the United States. 130 years later, we celebrate brave, determined and […]

How Regional Solidarity helped Save a Life

A year ago today Mary Jane Veloso, a Filipina migrant worker trafficked into Indonesia by a drug syndicate, was given a last minute stay of execution.  Her reprieve was the result of activism and advocacy […]

Vacancy – Admin and Liaison Associate position

Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) is currently inviting women from Thailand, with relevant experience and skills to apply for an Admin and Liaison Associate position.

APWLD is a regional network of women’s […]