ASEAN Commission on the Rights of Women and Children
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The ACWC finalized the Draft Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women (VAW) and Elimination of Violence Against Children (VAC).
ACWC discussed their five-year work plan, priority issues and the Rules of Procedures.
ACWC Expert Meeting to Develop a Study Framework on Economic Rights of Women to Land and Property in ASEAN Countries
This meeting obtained expert input on the design and implementation of a mapping of women s economic rights to land and property in the ASEAN Member States. The meeting will be followed up with production of a final study design and
Exploring collaboration with ASEAN sectoral bodies. The ACWC will also engage civil society in the implementation of its projects by tapping on their expertise. For this purpose, the Meeting discussed workable mechanisms of civil society engagement in the implementation of the ACWC Work Plan.
ACWC finalized its 5-year work plan and discussed the establishment a mechanism for collaborating with third parties (e.g., UN bodies, regional and international organisations).
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...
ACWC conducted a study tour to the United States of American in order to exchange Information and views on the protection of the rights of women and children in the U.S. and ASEAN member states. ACWC representatives met with senior government officials, members of Congress and UN Agencies, and...
ACWC discussed implementation of their work plan and welcomed a new Representative from Brunei for child rights, Datin Paduka Hajah Apsah binti Haji Majid, who replaced the former Representative, Datin Hajah Adina Othman.