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ASEAN Women Demand an Alternative

By APWLD, June 26, 2015 ASEAN governments are drafting their 10 year vision for the region, making it clear they envision enhanced economic integration as a way towards economic growth- but not much else. Leading women’s groups in the region … Continue reading

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Need of strong Accountability on ASEAN Regional Plan of Action on elimination of VAW

19 June, 2015 The Southeast Asian Women´s Caucus on ASEAN has demanded stronger accountability mechanism in ASEAN region on the elimination of Violence against women (VAW) in its submission to the ACWC-ACW Working Group.  Welcoming the initiative under the leadership … Continue reading

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WC Laos organizes a short Consultation

15 Sep, Vientiane Women’s Caucus Laos organized a short consultation with WC Cambodian Focal Point Ms. Thida Khus. Eight WC Laos friends joined the discussion where overview of Women’s Caucus on ASEAN was given along with updates from its last … Continue reading

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Women’s Caucus Shares about Women’s Caucus movement to Pacific Women

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, … Continue reading

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Statement on Brunei’s New Penal Code

Brunei’s new Syariah Penal Code Order 2013 has provisions that clearly infringe on universal human rights and will open up women, children and sexual minorities to more violations. With harsh Syariah law embraced, what will happen to the fate of women … Continue reading

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Women’s Caucus in AICHR’s 1st TOR Review CSO Consultation

29 April, Jakarta The Terms of Reference (TOR) of AICHR scheduled for its review this year saw its first consultation on 28 and 29th April 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. While on 29th April, AICHR conducted consultation with CSOs that included … Continue reading

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WC asks to accept CSOs’ elected representatives for Interface meeting

Following the rejection of nominees elected by CSOs as Interface Delegates in the countries namely Cambodia, Malaysia and Singapore, Women’s Caucus have submitted its appeal to the Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN to immediately permit the nominees previously selected unanimously … Continue reading

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