Category Archives: ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

IWRAW-AP Statement on the AHRD

(Sent to the ASEAN Heads of State and Government on 21 November 2012) International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific (IWRAW Asia Pacific)[1] wishes to express its disappointment in the decision of the ASEAN leaders to proceed with the adoption … Continue reading

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ASEAN Human Rights Declaration Limited by ‘morality’ Say Women’s Organisations

The Southeast Asian Women´s Caucus on ASEAN has expressed disappointment in the final version of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) adopted by ASEAN leaders on 18 November 2012. The Women´s Caucus said that the Declaration has too many limitations … Continue reading

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WC Letter to Foreign Ministers on the AHRD (27 Sept. 2012)

The Women’s Caucus makes an appeal to the foreign ministers to omit “public morality” from the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD). It also urges the ministers to integrate women’s human rights, make the draft AHRD public and delay the AHRD’s … Continue reading

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MEDIA RELEASE: Malaysia maintains “public morality” in the ASEAN human rights declaration; SEA Women to appeal again to foreign ministers

PRESS RELEASE – 13 September 2012 Contact persons: PH/TH/ Secretariat: Nina Somera, nina@apwld.org, +63 9395499654 (PH) +66 8116210732 (TH), +63 9218122066 (PH), ID: Rena Herdiyani, rena_herdiyani@yahoo.com, +62812982014732 Photo by Nur Judy Abdullah, Council of Social Welfare, Brunei Darussalam Malaysia continues … Continue reading

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MEDIA RELEASE: Women’s NGOs in SEA oppose “public morality” in the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

PRESS RELEASE – 10 September 2012 Contact persons: PH: Jelen Paclarin, jelen.paclarin@gmail.com, +63 9175273377 ID: Rena Herdiyani, rena_herdiyani@yahoo.com, +62812982014732 TH/ Secretariat: Nina Somera, nina@apwld.org, +66 8116210732 (TH),  +63 9218122066 (PH), +63 9395499654 (PH) Photo by Nur Judy Abdullah, Council of … Continue reading

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Women’s Caucus and other CSOs regroup for ACWC-CSO dialogue

by Nina Somera, APWLD In time for the 5th Meeting of the ASEAN Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children, national and regional civil society organizations especially those working on women and children collectively … Continue reading

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CSO Recommendations to ACWC (July 2012)

From 2-3 July 2012, civil society organizations gathered and strategized for the second formal meeting with ASEAN Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC).  The CSOs prepared recommendations on the draft declaration on … Continue reading

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