Year: 2016

Resumes of the (ACWC) Representatives

Brunei Darussalam Datin Paduka Hajah Intan bte Haji Mohd Kassim Cambodia Mrs. Khiev Bory Indonesia Ms. Lily Purba Ms. Yuyum Fhahni Paryani Lao PDR Ms. Soukphaphone Phanit Ms. Chongchith Chantharanonh Malaysia Prof. Datuk Dr. Chiam Heng Keng Dr. Rose Lena Lazemi Myanmar Dr. Thet Thet Zin Dr. San San Aye Philippines Prof. Aurora Javate-De Dios […]

Gender Sensitive Guideline for Handling Women Victims of Trafficking in Persons

The Gender Sensitive Guideline for Handling Women Victims of Trafficking in Persons is one of the earlier work of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) in the implementation of the ACWC Work Plan of 2012-2016. The Guideline is brief and written in simple English so that it can easily be understood and carried around by practitioners as a source of reference in the performance of their duties.

Press Release of the 13th ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) Meeting

The Thirteenth Meeting of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) was convened on 3-5 October 2016 in Singapore. Three Representatives for womens rights and three Representatives for childrens rights were welcomed as new Representatives from six Member States to succeed the previous ones who have completed their term of office.

Regional Review on Laws, Policies and Practices within ASEAN relating to the Identification, Management and Treatment of Victims of Trafficking, especially Women and Children

The development of the Regional Review on Laws, Policies and Practices within ASEAN relating to the Identification, Management and Treatment of Victims of Trafficking, especially Women and Children is a project of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) under the ACWC Work Plan 2012-2016

Joint Statement of the Ninth ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Social Welfare and Development (9th AMMSWD)

“Strengthening Social Welfare Development in
Pursuing ASEAN Community Vision 2025”

ASEAN Strengthens Efforts to Eliminate Trafficking in Persons

JAKARTA, 28 September 2016 ? The ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) launched the Regional Review on Laws, Policies and Practices within ASEAN related to the identification, management and treatment of victims of trafficking especially women and children today. The Regional Review aims to support the implementation of the ASEAN Convention against Trafficking in Persons Especially Women and Children which was signed by the Heads of States at the 27th ASEAN Summit in November 2015. The Regional Review provides an accurate and up-to-date assessment of the current situations, good practices, and issues for consideration, as well as presenting recommendations for improvement in responses to victims of trafficking.

Representatives to the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC)

No Country Representatives on Women’s Rights Representatives on Children’s Rights 1 Brunei Darussalam Dayang Hajah Mordiah bte Haji Jackia Datin Paduka Hajah Intan bte Haji Mohd Kassim 2 Cambodia Mrs. Long Sophally Mrs. Khiev Bory 3 Indonesia Mdm. Lily Dorianty Purba Mr. Ahmad Taufan Damanik 4 Lao PDR Mdm. Soukphaphone Phanit Ms. Chongchith Chantharanonh 5 […]

Good Practices: Eliminating Violence Against Women and Children (EVAWC)

Documentation of Good Practices in ASEAN Member States on the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Children (EVAWC) Download PDF: Good Practices -EVAWC Publication

ASEAN Regional Plan of Action on the Elimination of Violence against Children (ASEAN RPA on EVAC)

WE, the Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (hereinafter referred to as “ASEAN”), namely Brunei Darussalam, the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Republic of Indonesia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Singapore, the Kingdom of Thailand and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, on the occasion of the 23rd ASEAN Summit

Twelfth Press Release of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC)

The Meeting reviewed the status of projects and activities under the ACWC Work Plan 2012-2016. The Meeting finalised the ASEAN Early Childhood Care, Development and Education (ECCDE) Quality Standards particularly for child-care services (birth to 4 years of age) and pre-school services (4-6 years of age). The ECCDE Quality Standards was developed under the coordination of Malaysia. The Meeting also finalised the ASEAN Guideline for a Non-Violent Approach to Nurture, Care, and Development of Children, in All Settings which was developed under the coordination of Thailand.