References for advocating for new laws or reforming existing laws

ABA Rule of Law Initiative Home, Judicial Reform Programs, last visited 11 December 2009.  http://www.abanet.org/rol/programs/judicial-reform.html

Abbas, Nosheen, Sexual Harassment in Pakistan, Dec. 16, 2009http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nosheen-abbas/sexual-harassment-in-paki_b_391904.html

Alliance Against Sexual Harassment (Pakistan), Summary of the Process through which The Code of Conduct was draftedhttp://www.aasha.org.pk/The_Course_of_Action.html

Action Group to End Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery, Recommendations for Fighting Human Trafficking in the United States and Abroad Transition Report for the Next Presidential Administration, 2008.  http://humanityunited.org/news_items_files/rf494be0299955f/Action%20Group%20Transition%20Memo%202008.pdf

Amnesty International, Making Rights a Reality:  Campaigning to Stop Violence Against Women, 2004.  http://www.amnesty.org/en/library/info/ACT77/052/2004/en

Arusha Declaration of Commitments on the Role of the Domestic Judge on the Application of International Human Rights Law at the Domestic Level, United Nations, Division for the Advancement of Women, 2003.  http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/cedaw/arusha-declaration2003.pdf

Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development, Claiming Rights, Claiming Justice: A Guidebook on Women Human Rights Defenders, 2007.  http://apwld.org/pb_claiming_rights.htm


Asghar, Raja, Pakistan clears landmark bill against sexual harassment, Jan. 22, 2010http://southasia.oneworld.net/todaysheadlines/pakistan-clears-landmark-bill-against-workplace-harassment

Aybar, Ayşegül, Women’s groups urge mobilization on gender equality, Today’s Zaman, June 12, 2009.  http://www.todayszaman.com/tz-web/detaylar.do?load=detay&link=177819

Benin bans sexual harassment, womenenews.org, July 26, 2006.  http://www.womensenews.org/story/international-policyunited-nations/060729/benin-bans-harassment-us-ignores-workers-abuse

Coalition Against Trafficking, The Links between Prostitution and Sex Trafficking: A Handbook (2006).  http://www.epacvaw.org/IMG/pdf/handbook-EN.pdf

Coffman, Julia and Reed, Ehren, Unique Methods in Advocacy Evaluationhttp://www.calendow.org/uploadedFiles/Evaluation/Coffman%20Reed%20Unique%20Methods%20(paper).pdf

Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women, 1981.  http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/cedaw/cedaw.htm

Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women Optional Protocol, 2000.  http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/cedaw/protocol/text.htm

Council of Europe, Criminal Law Reform on Trafficking in Human Beings in the South: Pilot Project in Romania and Moldova, Directorate General of Legal Affairs (2003).

DAWN Ontario, How Can Women Use the Optional Protocol of CEDAW?http://dawn.thot.net/cedaw.html

ECPAT International, Strengthening Laws Addressing Child Sexual Exploitation: A Practical Guide, 2008.  http://www.ecpat.net/EI/Publications/Legal_Reform/Legal%20Intrument_Final.pdf

El gobierno mantiene que la ley contra la violencia ampare solo a las mujeres, Mujeres en Red (2004).  http://www.nodo50.org/mujeresred/spip.php?article35

Equitas: International Centre for Human Rights Education, International Human Rights Training Program Resource Manual, 2009.  http://www.equitas.org/english/ed-manuals/pdf/IHRTP_Resource_Manual.pdf

Eslen-Ziya, Hande, The European Union’s Influence on Women’s Activist Groups’ Networking: A Comparison Between Turkey and Greece, Vol. 6, No. 5, Turkish Policy Quarterly, 2007.


Female Genital Mutilation: A Guide to Laws and Policies Worldwide, Anika Rahman and Nahid Toubia, 2000.

Femmes Africa Solidarité, Gender is My Agenda.  http://www.fasngo.org/index.html


Forum for Women, Law and Development (Nepal), CEDAW Shadow Report Preparationhttp://www.fwld.org/shadow_report.php


Global Rights, Combating Human Trafficking in the Americas:  A Guide to International Advocacy, 2007.  http://www.globalrights.org/site/DocServer/Combating_Human_Trafficking_in_the_Americas.pdf?docID=9143


Global Rights, Legislative Advocacy Resource Guide:  Promoting Human Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2005.  http://www.globalrights.org/site/DocServer/LARG_EnglishFINAL.pdf?docID=3564


Global Rights, Promoting Women’s Human Rights: A Resource Guide for Litigating International Law in Domestic Courts, 2006.  http://www.globalrights.org/site/DocServer/PWR_ResourceGuideFIN_eVersion.pdf?docID=5063


House of Lords, Parliament and the Legislative Process: Volume 1 Report (2004).  http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200304/ldselect/ldconst/173/173.pdf


International Association of Women Judges, Jurisprudence of Equality Programhttp://www.iawj.org/what/jep.asp


International Association of Women Judges, Jurisprudence of Equality Program Decisionshttp://www.iawj.org/jep/jep.asp


International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics, Advocacy and Lobbying iKNOWpolitics, last visited 11 December 2009.  http://www.iknowpolitics.org/en/taxonomy/term/29


Interpress Service, Reporting Gender-based Violencehttp://www.ips.org/mdg3/GBV_Africa_LOWRES.pdf


INTERIGHTS, Opuz v. Turkey – European court Clarifies State Obligations to Protect Women from Domestic Violencehttp://www.interights.org/opuz


The Lawyers Collective (India), Domestic Violencehttp://www.lawyerscollective.org/wri/projects-activities/domestic-violence


Liberia – The New War is Rape, AllAfrica.com, Nov. 19, 2009.  http://allafrica.com/stories/200911200942.html


Loi sur le Harcelement Sexuel, 2006.  http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNADH539.pdf


Mongolia Adopts Domestic Violence Bill, StopVAW, 8 June 2004.  http://www.stopvaw.org/8Jun20043.html


Mongolia Adopts Domestic Violence Bill, UNIFEM Currents Newsletter, May/June 2004.  http://www.unifem.org/news_events/currents/currents200406.html


National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (USA), Domestic Violence Legislative Action Guidehttp://www.ncadv.org/publicpolicy/HowtoInfluencePolicy.php


Organic Act of Spain 1/2004, Preamble (English) (Spanish).  http://www.redfeminista.org/nueva/uploads/Organic%20ACT%201-2004.pdf


Using Shadow Reporting for Advocacy, New Tactics.org.  http://www.newtactics.org/en/blog/new-tactics/using-shadow-reports-advocacy


Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Training Manual on Human Rights Monitoring, 2001, available through the University of Minnesota Human Rights Library.  http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/monitoring/monitoring-training.html


PACT Tanzania, Building and Maintaining Coalitions and Networks, 2006.  http://www.pacttz.org/pdfs/Networks%20and%20Coalitions.pdf


PACT Tanzania, Civil Society and Advocacy, 2006.  http://www.pacttz.org/pdfs/Civil%20Society%20and%20Advocacy.pdf


PACT Tanzania, Community Mobilization, 2006.  http://www.pacttz.org/pdfs/Community%20Mobilisation.pdf


PACT Tanzania, Gender Mentoring, 2006.  http://www.pacttz.org/pdfs/Gender%20Mentoring.pdf


PACT Tanzania, Media, 2006.  http://www.pacttz.org/pdfs/Media%20Guide.pdf

PACT Tanzania, Policy Law and Governance, 2006.  http://www.pacttz.org/pdfs/Policy,%20Law%20and%20Governance%20in%20Tanzania.pdf


Polaris Project, Top Ten Best and Ten Worst State Human Trafficking Laws, 2009.  http://www.polarisproject.org/images/state%20rating%20map.pdf


Rodriguez, Barbara L., Justice through Domestic Violence Legislation:  Improving the Implementation of Turkey’s Law 4320 on the Protection of the Family, Journal of Public and International Affairs (2009) available at http://www.princeton.edu/jpia/past-issues-1/2009/2.pdf


Salazar, Milagros, Cuzco Women Stand Up to Violence, Nov. 4, 2009http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=49131


Special Court for Sexual Violence Underway, IRIN, March 21, 2008.  http://www.irinnews.org/Report.aspx?ReportId=77406


The Advocates for Human Rights, StopVAW, 2003 to present.  http://www.stopvaw.org


The Advocates for Human Rights, Liberia is Not Ready: 2010, 35.  http://www.energyofanation.org/sites/25e1f498-741c-478a-8a08-aa486d8533a5/uploads/Liberia_Is_Not_Ready_2010.pdf


The Advocates for Human Rights, Sex Trafficking Needs Assessment for the State of Minnesota (2008).  http://www.theadvocatesforhumanrights.org/Issues_Affecting_Women880.html


The Online Network of Freedom of Information Advocates, 2009.  http://www.freedominfo.org


The Opportunity Agenda, Talking Human Rights in the United States: A Communications Toolkit.  http://opportunityagenda.org/talking_human_rights_united_states_communications_toolkit


Uganda v. Matovu, Jurisprudence of Equality Program Decisions, International Association of Women Judges; Global Justice Center, Legal Tools for the Establishment of Gender Equality through International Law, 18 (2007).  http://www.iawj.org/jep/jep.asp


UN Secretary-General’s In-depth Study on All Forms of Violence Against Women, 2006.  http://www.unifem.org/news_events/story_detail.php?StoryID=514

United Nations Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence Against Women, 2008.  http://www.un.org/en/women/endviolence/

United Nations Universal Human Rights Indexhttp://www.universalhumanrightsindex.org/en/index.html

USAID Women’s Legal Rights Initiative, Annual Report on Good Practices, Lessons Learned, and Success Stories, 2006.  http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PDACH681.pdf

Washington Office on Latin America, Manual for Facilitators of Advocacy Training Sessions, 2001.  http://www.wola.org/index.php?Itemid=2&id=83&option=com_content&task=viewp

WATCH Minnesota, www.watchmn.org.

Women, Law & Development International and Human Rights Watch, Women’s Human Rights Step by Step, 1997.