Category Archives: Indonesia

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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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

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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

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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

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Indonesian CSOs prepare for the ACWC-CSO talks on VAW and VAC

by Rena Herdiyani, Kalyanamitra, Indonesia On 11 January 2012 in Jakarta, the Indonesian representative for ACWC in collaboration with the Ministries of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and Women Empowerment and Child Protection of Indonesia (MOWECP) initiated a dialogue with Indonesian civil … Continue reading

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Reparations for VAW Victims and Survivors: A Phantom Ideology?

by G. Monique van Thiel, Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development, photo from Wikimedia Commons Reparations paid to victims and survivors of violence against women (VAW) by the state is a process that at this time is hardly … Continue reading

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Due Diligence and Violence Against Women: Enhancing Accountability to ASEAN Women and Girls

The Southeast Asia Women’s Caucus on ASEAN, together with the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) and the International Women’s Rights Action Watch – Asia Pacific (IWRAW-AP) produced the paper, “Due Diligence and Violence Against Women: Enhancing … Continue reading

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