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1 ] 1/1 Building a movement: Human Rights Impact Assessment and Women’s Rights AWID conference By Aim for human rights

2 From theory to practice We all know about human rights standards, but how do you apply them in practice? Especially women’s human rights?

3 Human Rights Impact Assessment Purpose HRIA: Develop methods and instruments that measure the impact of policies, programmes, projects and interventions on human rights Based on: International Human Rights Treaties Characteristics HRIA –Means to make an analysis –Resource for lobby and/or monitoring –Can be done before/during or after

4 Aim works on… Health Rights of Women Assessment Instrument Human Rights Compliance Instrument on Domestic Violence Assessing Human Rights compliance of Anti-trafficking measures

5 Human rights impact assessment More knowledge on the effects of activities and policies Better focusing of human rights efforts of governments, NGOs and businesses Evidence based advocacy Democratic control; accountability

6 Aim for human [date] 6/6 Where (bad) policies hit the hardest…

7 HeRWAI Health Rights of Women Assessment Instrument Or Her Way!

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9 Challenges & successes Development & roll out Time & resources Language of the instruments Worldwide application Leads to change User friendly

10 Movement building Potential to exchange and compare and learn from each other Training of trainers Multiplier effect –user’s motivate user’s –user’s become co-developers

11 Questions?

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13 13/13 More information… Marije Nederveen Program officer Women’s Human Rights Focal point HeRWAI l Loeky Droesen Program officer Women’s Human Rights Focal point Domestic Violence


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