vision and mission
Feminist approach to women’s human rights is a SPTB s committed to working from a feminist perspective that advocates the values of equality, social inclusion and respect for diversity. Our vision is of a more democratic society, built on a culture of respect for women’s human rights, where all women have achieved the maximum fulfilment of their interdependent economic, social, cultural, civil and political rights, and where women participate on equal terms with men throughout society. SPTB mission is to opposed and challenge the women extreme structural and systemic inequalities affecting women in through: promoting a feminist women's human rights analysis, seeking adherence to and implementation of all international human rights standards and to structurally change existing power relations and remove practical of exclusion and repression on the basis of gender, class, ethnicity, religion and sexual preference. To fulfil its mission, SPTB works in local partnership with women groups in grass root level towards the advancing of women and the practical enjoyment of women's human rights and fundamental freedoms through civil, political, economic, social and cultural justice including implementation of Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women [CEDAW]
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Abortion: induced abortion does not increase breast cancer risk
African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness)
Air pollution, indoor: Indoor air pollution and health
Air quality and health
Antimicrobials: use outside human medicine and resultant antimicrobial resistance in humans
Heavy Traffic: SPTB's Executive Director Discusses Trafficking for women and girls on the TVB. (mp3 audio clip).
SPTB's Beijing Campaign Against Discriminatory Laws featured on the Central Java Public Radio program 51%, March 9, 2012 (mp3 audio clip).
female genital mutilation
Female Genital Mutilation [FGM], a fundamental human rights violation, takes different forms in different countries: the partial or total removal of the clitoris [clitoridectomy], the removal of the entire clitoris and the cutting of the labia minora [excision], or in its most extreme form the
trafficking of women and girls
Trafficking of women and girl - the illegal and highly profitable recruitment, transport, or sale of human beings for the purpose of exploiting their labor - is a slavery-like practice that must be eliminated. The trafficking of women and girls into bonded sweatshop labor, forced