Screen Shot 2015-04-15 at 10.57.18 AM Asia Catalyst understands the importance of implementing policy change at the highest levels. To that end we engage in strategic and targeted independent and collaborative evidence-based advocacy, aimed at ending discrimination and increasing rights protections for all. Our research reports draw on individual testimony to document human rights issues that affect marginalized groups in Asia, founded on comprehensive context analysis. We use international experience and legal analysis to make policy and law reform recommendations. We also work with the United Nations, international networks of NGOs, government stakeholders, and international donors to promote policies that are evidence-based and founded in international human rights law and practice.

Recent research and advocacy has included: