Monthly Archives: June 2012

Addendum to the Women’s Caucus Submission

The Universal Declaration on Human Rights (UDHR) is an appropriate reference for a foundational regional human rights document. However more than half a century since the UDHR was written, different individual and collective experiences have challenged this framework, necessitating a … Continue reading

Posted in AICHR and ACWC, ASEAN Human Rights Declaration | Leave a comment

SIGN THE PETITION: Women’s Rights are ASEAN Women’s Rights

Join us in insisting to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) that “Women’s Rights are ASEAN Women’s Rights.”  The ASEAN Human Rights Declaration cannot go below the bar set by international human rights standards. Make your voice count. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Women’s human rights are ASEAN women’s human rights

[Signed by past and present CEDAW Committee members Anamah Tan (Singapore), Heisoo Chin (South Korea), Milena Pires (Timor Leste), Saisuree Chutikul (Thailand), Shanthi Dairiam (Malaysia), CEDAW expert Eleanor Conda (Philippines),  one of first CEDAW drafters Leticia Ramos-Shahani (Philippines), and the … Continue reading

Posted in AICHR and ACWC, ASEAN Human Rights Declaration, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, Vietnam | Leave a comment

Whose Morality?: Tractions and Threats in the AHRD for Women’s Human Rights

by Dararai Ruksa, Foundation for Women (Thailand) The panel, “Whose Morality?: Tractions and Threats in the AHRD for Women’s Human Rights,” featured the Women’s Caucus’ perspectives on the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) and possibilities within the AHRD drafting process … Continue reading

Posted in AICHR and ACWC, ASEAN Human Rights Declaration, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, Vietnam, Women's Caucus in 11 countries | Leave a comment