Brochures

Brochure: Overview of the rule requiring the exhaustion of domestic remedies under the Optional Protocol to CDEAW by IWRAW-Asia Pacific. The translation into Russian by KARAT.

This publication is a Russian translation of the IWRAW Asia – Pacific analytical resource issued in 2008.  The translation was made by KARAT within its project „Regional Coalition on CEDAW & Access to Justice”.

This overview of the exhaustion requirement outlines its main features as detailed in jurisprudence under the other major human rights treaties, which all incorporate the exhaustion rule, and in the communications decided by the CEDAW Committee as of November 2007.

Published in 2012.

 The Russian translation of IWRAW Asia-Pacific brochure is available HERE

The English version of brochure by IWRAW-Pacific is available HERE

Brochure: The OP CEDAW as a mechanism for implementing women’s human rights: An analysis of cases No 6-10 under the communications procedure of the OP CEDAW by IWRAW-Pacific. The translation into Russian by KARAT.

This publication is a Russian translation of IWRAW Asia-Pacific resource  issued in 2009. The translation was made by KARAT within its project „Regional Coalition on CEDAW & Access to justice”.

It analyses the first ten cases the CEDAW Committee has decided under the Optional Protocol to the Convention. As can be surmised from reading the practice of the CEDAW Committee in using its powers under the individual communications procedure of the Optional Protocol is still a cautious and limited exercise.

Published in 2011.

The Russian translation of IWRAW Asia-Pacific brochure is available HERE

 

Brochure: The OP CEDAW as a mechanism for implementing women’s human rights: An analysis of the first five cases under the communications procedure of the OP CEDAW by IWRAW-Pacific. The translation into Russian by KARAT.

This publication is a Russian translation of IWRAW Asia-Pacific resource issued in 2008.

The translation was made by KARAT within its project “Regional Coalition on CEDAW & Access to justice”.

It focuses on the five first cases that were submitted to the Committee under the communications procedure of this new mechanism with the view of extracting some lessons from the analysis of each case.

Published in 2011

The Russian translation of IWRAW Asia-Pacific brochure is available HERE

 

Brochure: Through their eyes. Images of the economic situation of women from developing countries of Central Europe, the Balkans and Central Asia.

The publication is a result of KARAT’s project „Through their eyes, through ours. Raising public awareness about development problems faced by women from developing countries in the EU Eastern Neighbourhood, Balkans and Central Asia”.

The publication consists of photographs taken by women from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Montenegro, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Serbia and Ukraine showing women from those countries in their economic context. The photographs are part of an exhibition titled “Through Their Eyes”, shown in Poland, Slovakia, Germany, Switzerland, Romania and Belgium in 2009 and 2010. The publication also includes a very brief overview of the socio-economic situation of women from the countries covered by the competition.

Published by KARAT, 2009
 
Download the brochure in English  „Through their eyes. Images of the economic situation of women from developing countries of Central Europe, the Balkans and Central Asia”

Newsletters: Play Fair in sporting goods production

KARAT regularly published a newsletter within the project: “FairPlay in sporting goods production”. It contained a variety of articles related to the working conditions in garment industry as well as social responsibility of companies and consumers. The newsletter informed about the current campaign and actions undertaken by project’s activists aimed at consumers’ education and activation. It also updated Polish readers on international campaigns.

The newsletter was published in years 2007-2009. In total 9 issues were published.

The newsletters are only in Polish:

Play Fair Newsletter No 1/2007         

Play Fair Newsletter No 1/2008         

Play Fair Newsletter No 2/2008        

Play Fair Newsletter No 3/2008          

Play Fair Newsletter No 4/2008         

Play Fair Newsletter No 1/2009

Play Fair Newsletter No 2/2009          

Play Fair Newsletter No 3/2009         

Play Fair Newsletter No 4/2009

Brochure: Gender equality in the labour market institutions. (Only in Polish).

This brochure was issued within the project “Gender mainstreaming in the labour market institutions” where KARAT was a partner. The publication aims at introducing the EU standards related to gender equality in the labour market and at presenting the ways of implementing the gender perspective into the projects on employment issues to the staff of the labour market institutions and NGOs dealing with labour market.

Published by KARAT, 2007.

The brochure is available only in Polish HERE

Magazines: Fair Play by WAD

“FairPlay – Empowering Women in Changing Societies” was KARAT magazine published in English by Bulgarian organization Women’s Alliance for Development (WAD) – a KARAT’s member. It was a regional magazine on women’s rights and situation of women in Central and Eastern Europe.

In total 9 issues were published in years 2000 -2005.  Every issue covers a different topic.

Fair Play No 1/2000: Beijing+5

Fair Play No 2/2000: Women and Economy

Fair Play No 1/2001: Women and Governence

Fair Play No 2/2001: Women and Health

Fair Play No 3/2001: Violence

Fair Play No 1/2002: Peace and War

Fair Play No 2/2002: Globalization

Fair Play No 3/2002: Diversity

Fair Play No 1/ 2005:  Labour Market, Job, Business. Overcoming Gender Stereotypes

Outcome document from Beijing+5 translated into 11 national languages by KARAT: Albanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian, Macedonian, Moldavian, Polish, Romanian Russian, Serbian and Slovakian.

KARAT Coalition translated and published the Report of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole of the 23rd special session of the General Assembly (the UN outcome document from Beijing+5) from English into 11 languages of countries from the Region.

The print version of the outcome document is available in Albanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian, Macedonian, Moldovan, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian and Slovakian.

Published by KARAT, 2001.

Leaflet: Platform for Action – summary, translated into 6 national languages by KARAT: Albanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Polish, Romanian and Russian.

KARAT Coalition translated and published a summary of Beijing Platform for Action (PfA) from English into 6  languages: Albanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Polish, Romanian and Russian. The summary is in a form of handy leaflet. It was the first KARAT’s publication.

The national version of the PfA leaflet was an important tool for KARAT’s members to raise the awareness about their governments’ commitments to women’s rights made at the Beijing Conference in 1995.

The print version of leaflets is available in KARAT’s office.

Published by KARAT, 1998.