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Child-friendly material on ASEAN Declaration on EVAW and EVAC

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 20 January 2017

In 2015, CRC produced a child-friendly material which provided children with an overview of ASEAN and related mechanisms where they can meaningfully engage leaders on child rights. This year, CRC Asia wanted to further enhance the knowledge of children on ASEAN while working on one of its advocacy issues – child protection, particularly the elimination of violence against children.

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#SafeWeb4Kids Campaign

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 20 January 2017

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was ratified in 1989, before the rise of the Internet. Children’s rights haven’t changed in the Internet age, but the context in which they’re expressed has. For example, digital media gives children greater opportunities to learn, socialize and play. But children also face increased risks, including from cyber bullying and potential abuse.

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ASEAN Regional Plan of Action on Violence against Children

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 20 January 2017

The ASEAN Leaders have endorsed ASEAN RPAs (Regional Plan of Action) on Elimination of Violence against Children (EVAC) at the 27th ASEAN Summit on 21st November 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Advancing Disability Inclusion

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 1 November 2016

This training report of Regional Advancing Disability Inclusion training took place from 3-6 October, 2016, in Bangkok, Thailand. It aimed to increase conceptual learning and practical skills of CSO partners to advance disability inclusion in their programmes and operations. More specifically, the strengthened capacities are intended to inform the advocacy within ASEAN and SAARC, to ensure their policies are more inclusive and equitable, and that they are in line with the international human rights standards. The training was structured in a way that supports deepening knowledge and skills for tackling specific forms of discrimination/exclusion through a combination of theoretical learning on the various facts and models of disability and disability inclusion, as well as practical exercises based on personal perceptions and professional experiences of the participants.

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Speak Out – Be Protected! Creating Child-Sensitive Reporting Mechanisms of Alleged Cases of Violence Against Children, Development Framework: Guide for Practitioners

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 6 June 2016

Violence against children occurs globally and throughout the Asia region and takes place in all settings. Despite concerted efforts by many stakeholders, much of this violence remains hidden and under-reported. The Child-Sensitive Reporting Mechanisms toolkit “Speak Out –Be Protected!” identifies simple and user-friendly processes through which children and their peers (and families) can raise child protection concerns and report to the respective mandatory child protective agencies, services or trusted community groups/institutions.

 

Part 1: Framework report for practitioners

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Speak Out – Be Protected! Creating Child-Sensitive Reporting Mechanisms of Alleged Cases of Violence Against Children, Children's Pocketbook

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 6 June 2016

Violence against children occurs globally and throughout the Asia region and takes place in all settings. Despite concerted efforts by many stakeholders, much of this violence remains hidden and under-reported. The Child-Sensitive Reporting Mechanisms toolkit “Speak Out –Be Protected!” identifies simple and user-friendly processes through which children and their peers (and families) can raise child protection concerns and report to the respective mandatory child protective agencies, services or trusted community groups/institutions.

 

Part 2: Children's Pocketbook

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NACGs regional workshop and training on advocacy and lobbying to counter child sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation of children in South Asia

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 31 December 2015

Group Development Pakistan, on behalf of National Action Coordination Group (NACG) Pakistan, organised this regional workshop and training on advocacy and lobbying from 14th till 18th December 2015. This activity brought together 15 participants from SAARC countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri-Lanka.  This Workshop and Training are part of a synergic effort between NACGs to strengthen the functionality and structure of NACGs for effective regional advocacy relating to child protection so that NACGs can enhance their capacity to advocate with SAIEVAC to counteract the issues of child sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation of children in SAARC. As a result of this Workshop and Training NACGs have developed a regional advocacy strategy and a plan of action to implement this strategy.

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Civil Society Regional Training on Advocacy Skills

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 15 December 2015

The Regional Advocacy training aimed at increasing conceptual learning and practical skills to exercise advocacy more effectively and ultimately have strengthened consistency among the CSO partners in practising advocacy at different levels. The training was held over a period of four days building on existing experiences of the CSO partners.  

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