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Posts Tagged ‘ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children’ (3 found)

First Press Release of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children

The ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) was inaugurated on 7 April 2010 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, in the occasion of the 16th ASEAN Summit. The establishment of the ACWC is aimed at, among others, promoting the well-being, development and participation of women and children in ASEAN […]

June 16, 2011  •  By ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ASEAN All Talk, No Action on Burma

ASEAN held their 16th Summit this past week in Hanoi, Vietnam, where they discussed enhancing economic cooperation and inaugurated the Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC). The ASEAN leaders were also forced to discuss the issues of Burma’s human rights situation under the military regime and it’s manipulation of the electoral process in the lead up to this year’s polls […]

April 12, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ASEAN gets commission for children and women

ASEAN officials inaugurated Wednesday the Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC), to augment the human rights body established last year.

The ACWC has a mandate to, among others, develop policies, programs and innovative strategies vis-à-vis the rights of women and children in the region […]

April 8, 2010  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤