5th Meeting of ACWC

July 3, 2012 - July 5, 2012

The concept papers (implementation plans) of 12 projects were discussed. During the meeting ACWC met with:

– Child representatives from ASEAN Member States who shared the outcomes of the 2nd ASEAN Children’s Forum held in June 2012, Singapore

– 39 national and regional civil society organisations (CSOs) to solicit their views on ACWC’s draft declaration on Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children

– H.E. David Carden, the U.S. Ambassador to ASEAN to discuss how the U.S. could support ACWC activities

ACWC also visited shelters for women and children victims of violence in Jakarta.