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GCAP India publishes “Promises & Reality” on legacy of the Indian government

Download the full report here. “Promises & Reality 2021-22: Citizens’ Report on the Year Three of the NDA II Government,” is a collective work by eminent members and organisations of…
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The impact of COVID-19 on sex workers, migrant workers, indigenous & Muslim community in India

Wada Na Todo Abhiyan (GCAP India) has produced 4 policy briefs that detail the impact of COVID on sex workers, migrant workers, and indigenous communities and Muslim communities in India.…
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Vacancy: GCAP Communications Officer based in Asia

Communications Officer based in Asia Deadline June 23, 2022 [deadline was extended by 5 days on June 9th] The Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) is a civil society…
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Side event recording available: COVID-19, Vaccine Inequality and Social Protection of women and marginalised communities

This official side event at the 9th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) discussed vaccine inequality and the lack of social protection mechanisms among the women and marginalized communities and…
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Side event: COVID-19, Vaccine Inequality and Social Protection of women and marginalised communities

This official side event at the 9th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) will discuss vaccine inequality and the lack of social protection mechanisms among the women and marginalized communities…
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How the COVID-19 pandemic impacted Asia’s indigenous women

This article first appeared on owsa.in. Lockdown measures and restrictive policies in the wake of COVID-19 have led to shrinkage of livelihood options for indigenous women and severely affected household…
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Faces of Inequality: Stories of the poor and underprivileged from India’s grass-roots

A book by Pradeep Baisakh As a part of the "Faces of Inequality Campaign" by GCAP, Pradeep Baisakh, Asia Coordinator of GCAP has written a book with the same title,…
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”Impact of COVID-­19 Pandemic on Inequalities in Asia” second edition of report published

Download the full report here. Even though 80 per cent of the extreme poor in Asia Pacific were lifted of poverty by 2015, rising inequality remains a great cause of…
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Asia Regional People’s Assembly issues Charter of Demands

Download the charter here On 22 September 2021, as part of the Global People's Assembly, the Asia Regional People's Assembly issued the following Asia People's Charter of Demands. The Charter…
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Statement of Solidarity for the People of Afghanistan

Français ci-dessous| Español abajo   Credit: Instagram, Afghani artist Shamsia Hassani @shamsiahassani We, the members of civil society, are shocked at the pace at which the Taliban took over all…
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Leave No Woman Behind – Indigenous Woman in Asia

The Indigenous Woman in Asia is a comprehensive investigation of not only the direct causes of the pandemic, such as linguistic barriers to inform indigenous communities, land grabbing and gender-based…
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HLPF Side Event:  Inclusive Engagement of Civil Society in the VNR and Follow-up Processes in the UNECE Region in the Decade of Action

Tuesday, 13 July 7:30 – 09:00 New York 11:30 – 13:00 GMT Please register here. Organizers: ECE-RCEM with SDG Watch Europe, GCAP and WMG for ECE Region The majority of UN Economic Commission…
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