Category Archives: Laos

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 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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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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Women’s Caucus asks ACWC for inquiries; produces paper on due diligence

Text by Nina Somera, APWLD, Photo by Souknida Yongchialorsautouky, Gender and Development Association (Laos) Following the first formal meeting between the ASEAN Committee for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) and civil society organizations (CSOs), … Continue reading

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A Time for Reflections and An Energetic Look Ahead

by G. Monique Van Thiel, APWLD Reflections on solidarity, activities and accomplishments set the tone for the annual meeting of the South East Asia Women’s Caucus on ASEAN. In just a short time, the Women’s Caucus (WC) has made a … Continue reading

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