Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Time for Reflections and An Energetic Look Ahead

by G. Monique Van Thiel, APWLD Reflections on solidarity, activities and accomplishments set the tone for the annual meeting of the South East Asia Women’s Caucus on ASEAN. In just a short time, the Women’s Caucus (WC) has made a … Continue reading

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The New Women’s Caucus Brochure

In the last months of 2011, the Women’s Caucus published its first brochure “A New ASEAN is on Her Way.” The brochure provides information on the Women’s Caucus and its major thematic areas such as violence against women (VAW), VAW … Continue reading

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WC @ informal dinner for AICHR

On 29 November 2011, the Women’s Caucus attended an informal reception for the representatives of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR). The dinner was primarily organized by the Working Group for an ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism in Bali, … Continue reading

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WC meets UN OHCHR chief Navi Pillay

The Women’s Caucus attended a briefing with the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights Navi Pillay on 27 November 2011 in Bali, Indonesia. Pillay was the guest speaker in the 4th Regional Conference on ASEAN and … Continue reading

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The Women’s Caucus: Can we still trust ASEAN?

27 November 2011 PRESS RELEASE Despite the hype surrounding the ASEAN Summit in Bali, women from the region found no signs in ASEAN towards advancing women’s human rights and gender equality. Instead they alarmed with the body’s support for the … Continue reading

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From the AICHR Women and Children Focal Point on the WC Submission on the AHRD

Here is the response of AICHR’s focal point on women and children, Ambassador Rosario Gonzales Manalo on the Women’s Caucus submission on the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD). Part of it reads, “I will carefully study your submission and discuss … Continue reading

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From the AICHR Chair on WC AHRD Submission

Here is the response of AICHR Chair and Indonesia’s AICHR Representative Rafendi Djamin on the Women’s Caucus’ submission on the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) in PDF and text:

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