Category: Press Releases

Statement: APWLD calls on Bangladesh Government to end impunity for violations against indigenous women in the Chittagong Hill Tracts

19 Feb, 2018 Chiang Mai, Thailand/Dhaka, Bangladesh Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) is deeply concerned about the recent incident of sexual violence against two indigenous Marma sisters, their unlawful confinement...

Press Release: 164 Women’s Rights Groups call on Governments to Reject the WTO Declaration on “Women’s Economic Empowerment”

*Since the Eleventh Ministerial Conference (MC11), more than 50 civil society organizations have signed the statement. We will continue to update the list of signatories. BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA— More than 160 women’s rights and allied organizations sent...