Category Archives: Women’s Caucus in 11 countries

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

Posted in Laos, Women's Caucus in 11 countries | Leave a comment

Singapore Consultation on ASEAN key documents

26th Oct, Singapore, Maruah, WC Singapore member MARUAH, organized one day ‘Consultation on Key Documents of ASEAN’. Attended by 50 participatns from various Civil Society organizations, the consultation saw discussion on: a) ASEAN Charter b) The Three Community Blueprints c) … Continue reading

Posted in AICHR and ACWC, Singapore | Leave a comment

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

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

CSOs make some inroads on VAW & VAC with ACWC

by Wint Thiri Aung, APWLD. Photo by Joko Sulistiyo, Kalyanamitra (Indonesia) On its 5th meeting, the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) opened a session for both regional and national civil … Continue reading

Posted in AICHR and ACWC, ASEAN Human Rights Declaration, Indonesia | Tagged , , , , | 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

The Expectation of Thai Women from the AHRD

Text and Photo by Usa Lerdrisuntad, Foundation for Women (Thailand) The Women’s Network for Advancement and Peace organized a public forum on 21 November 2011 to consolidate the expectation of Thai women from the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD). It … Continue reading

Posted in AICHR and ACWC, Articles, Thailand, Women's Caucus in 11 countries | Leave a comment