31 May, Chiang Mai
Women’ Caucus secretariat shared about Women’s Caucus and answered queries from about 10 Pacific women gathered for ‘Pacific Women’ workshop during 2nd Asia Pacific Feminist Forum. The feminist forum was held by Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development.
Sunee Singh, Program Officer – ‘Grounding the Global Regional Mechanisms’/APWLD (Women’s Caucus Secretariat), shared about brief herstory of Women’s Caucus on ASEAN, its functions, structure and accomplishments in having successfully built capacities, conducted meaningful advocacies and most importantly strengthened women’s movement . The queries most received on were on how Women’s Caucus on ASEAN functions.
Pacific Women took it with great interest along with considerations and desire to set up their own Women’s Caucus (for say on Pacific Islands Forum/ PIF). It is proud moment for Women’s Caucus for setting a model for women’s movement around regionalism.