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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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GCAP organised webinar on People’s Vaccine

GCAP organised this webinar on 25 May 2021 with more than 100 participants from 40 countries with esteemed keynote speaker Professor Jayati Ghosh from the University of Massachusetts “If the…
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Sign Petition to Government of Japan to Support the Waiver of Intellectual Property Rights related to COVID-19

SIGN the Petition here.  Read and download the full letter here. It has been more than a year since the WHO declaration of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Many efforts have been…
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GCAP joins alliance to demand a People´s Vaccine

Read the Peoples’ Vaccine Alliance-Asia charter & the open letter to government here. By GCAP Asia Coordinator Pradeep Baisakh The Peoples Vaccine Alliance (PVA) in Asia is calling on Japan,…
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