Monitoring Report: Gender Equality in Malaysia
Monitoring Report: LGBTIQ+ Rights in Malaysia
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Published in 2020
This brief is part of ARROW’s mission towards monitoring the progress of government commitments towards Agenda 2030 in relation to women’s health and wellbeing, in particular around universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights. It draws on secondary data to provide a comparison and measure progress pertaining to women’s health across 19 countries […]
This regional brief sheds light on the progress made by countries in the Asia-Pacific region on a set of key transformative gender equality targets and indicators linked to the SDG 5, and identifies the challenges in achieving our commitments including key data gaps that need urgent attention to realise gender equality for women and girls […]
As part of the on-going consultations on the SDGs in Asia and the Pacific Region, on 27 March 2020, The Asia Pacific Resource and Research Centre for women, YPEER and Youth Lead conducted an online survey which included regional and national young representatives and respondents from the Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) 2020 […]
Sexual and gender minorities are already experiencing various levels of oppression and discrimination and these are further exacerbated during the CoVid-19 pandemic. This document provides some of the salient points from the dialogue organised by Youth Voices Count (YVC), the United Nations Major Group on Children and Youth (UN MGCY), Asian Youth Peace Network (AYPN), […]
This report is the result of a five-month consultation with activists, CSOs, researchers and survivors of FGM/C from across the Asia region. Activists and stakeholders have called for greater political will to end FGM/C, including legislation and its implementation and enforcement, as well as broad awareness raising, direct work with affected communities, and work to […]
Published in 2019
2018 was a tumultuous year to say the very least with tensions and struggles between the left and the right in both the US and the UK. But 2018 also was the year when citizens made powerful stands against unfettered power.
On 21-23 March, youth advocates and youth-serving organisations from the region convened in Bangkok for the Pre-APFSD 2019 Youth Forum, which continues the discussion from last year’s Youth Forum, focusing on the implementation of the Agenda 2030 in Asia-Pacific. This call to action echoes the voices, concerns and demands which were discussed over three days. […]
Universal Health Coverage is firmly embedded in the discourse and interventions that recognize health as a fundamental human right. This essentially means that ensuring health is a key component of wellbeing. To do so countries need to ensure that access is equitable and that a recognition of marginalization within the population is factored into the […]
Published in 2018
The CPTPP, or TPPA-11 as it has been nicknamed, was signed on March 8, 2018 in Chile with the remaining original members of the TPPA bar the US: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. It will come into force when six of its signatories complete domestic ratification procedures, […]
In 2017, we stepped up our advocacy and responded effectively to the new threats and re-energised our work with a new strategic plan from 2017-2021.