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  • Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development
    Country: Thailand
    Mission / brief description:

    APWLD is the leading network of feminist organisations and individual activists in Asia and the Pacific. Our 295 members represent groups of diverse women from 30 countries in Asia and the Pacific. Over the 35 years, APWLD has actively worked towards advancing women’s human rights and Development Justice. We are an independent, non-governmental, non-profit organisation and hold consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

    APWLD fosters feminist movements in Asia Pacific to influence laws, policies and practices at the local, national, regional and international levels. We develop capacities, produce and disseminate feminist analyses, conduct advocacy and foster networks and spaces for movement building to claim and strengthen women’s human rights. APWLD empowers women in the region to use law as an instrument of change for equality, justice, peace and Development Justice.

    Main activities: Feminism
    Type of organization: NGO (Non Governmental Organisation)
    Scope: Regional

    We can be connected through:
    Twitter: @apwld
    Instagram: apwld_
    YouTube: AsiaPacificForumonWomenLawandDevelopment
    Soundcloud: apwld