ASEAN Human Rights Conference on Promoting Maternal Health

October 14, 2011 - October 15, 2011

The Conference was co-organized by AICHR the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines, the Philippine

Commission on Women (PCW), the Department of Health (DOH) and two non-governmental organizations, EnGendeRights, and the Likhaan Center for Women s Health. The conference was geared towards an exchange of information and experiences in creating and implementing policies and programmes on maternal health. It was co-chaired by the AICHR representative of the Philippines, Rosario Manalo and the AICHR representative of Cambodia, Om Yentieng. Participants included government officials from Brunei, Laos, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam, representatives of UN agencies, regional and national NGOs working on reproductive rights.