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TIME TO ACT! Accelerating Efforts to Eliminate Child, Early and Forced Marriage in Asia (July 2018)

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 9 November 2018

The Time to Act! report delves into emerging interventions that have high potential to be successful and effective in preventing, reducing and eliminating Child, Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) across Asia, and highlights the factors that might lead to success. It also identifies initiatives and innovative approaches that seem most likely to eliminate CEFM if implemented at scale by governments and other relevant stakeholders in Asia and beyond. Extensive document review and interviews with a range of stakeholders were conducted in five focus countries (Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia and Vietnam) to identify promising interventions and key success factors, challenges, opportunities and themes.

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THEIR TIME IS NOW: Eliminating Child, Early and Forced Marriage in Asia – A Summary Report

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 1 August 2018

Plan International undertook extensive research on the prevalence of Child, Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam in late 2017. This report is a summary of that research and it provides a snapshot of CEFM in Asia. It further consolidates evidence that governments, universities, civil society organizations, and Plan International have generated over the past ten to fifteen years in the 14 countries that make up Plan International’s Asia region. It analyses recent evidence on the prevalence, causes, trends, drivers and impact of CEFM and outlines actions that must be taken to tackle CEFM in Asia and the strong commitment needed from stakeholders at multiple levels.

 

This summary report is derived from a full technical report publicised under the same title.

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THEIR TIME IS NOW: Eliminating Child, Early and Forced Marriage in Asia – Integral Technical Report

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 1 August 2018

Plan International undertook extensive research on the prevalence of Child, Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam in late 2017. This technical report provides comprehensive details CEFM in Asia and further consolidates evidence that governments, universities, civil society organizations, and Plan International have generated over the past ten to fifteen years in the 14 countries that make up Plan International’s Asia region. It analyses recent evidence on the prevalence, causes, trends, drivers and impact of CEFM and outlines actions that must be taken to tackle CEFM in Asia and the strong commitment needed from stakeholders at multiple levels.


This full technical report is complemented with a summary report derived from it and publicised under the same title.

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The Voices of Children at the 7th High-Level Cross-Regional Roundtable on Violence against Children

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 7 June 2018

In 2017, the 7th High-Level Cross-Regional Roundtable on Violence against Children was convened by the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children in collaboration with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). In line with the theme “Placing Children at the Heart of the Sustainable Agenda: Accelerating Progress in Children’s Protection from Violence,” the Cross-Regional Roundtable included a children’s session co-organized by the Philippine Department of Social Welfare and Development and Child Rights Coalition Asia (CRC Asia). This was the first time children and young people took part in the Cross-Regional Roundtable. They had the opportunity to discuss and share their inputs on child protection themes including online violence, abuse, and the empowerment and participation of children to prevent and address incidents of violence.

 

In this publication, you will learn about the engagements, concerns, and recommendations presented by children from ASEAN member states and the Republic of Korea at the Cross-Regional Roundtable. It highlights what governments from the region can do to build an ASEAN region where all children are protected from all forms of violence in all settings.

 

The publication is available for download HERE

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BOOKLET: VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 4 July 2017

Violence Against Children in Southeast Asia is a booklet which aims to be a tool for all child rights advocates in the region. It contains global, regional and national facts and figures on the forms of violence and the groups of children who are in vulnerable situations.

 

CRC Asia will launch the booklet on the 4th of July 2017 from 6 pm to 7 pm Bangkok time at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand.


Invited in the reception are representatives from international child rights advocacy groups, United Nations agencies, national human rights organizations and international non-government organizations. The launch shall also feature a performance by the Crescent Moon Space, a group of performing artists based in Bangkok.

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The Regional Consultation on Accelerating Efforts To End Child Marriage in South Asia

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 2 February 2017

The 2 days Consultation - Accelerating Efforts to End Child Marriage in South Asiathrough Joint Action with Regional and National Human Rights Institutions and inPartnership with Key Regional Partners, was convened in Kathmandu Nepal from 2-3 June2016.

The meeting consisted of technical presentations on key issues and strategies forpromoting legal accountability for ending child marriage by resource persons, nationallevel perspectives from selected Member States and 3 Group Exercises to frame the coreissues of interest for the way forward.

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REGIONAL CONSULTATION SDG ALLIANCE 8.7 – SOUTH ASIA LAUNCH

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 1 February 2017

The SDG Alliance 8.7 is a partnership initiative that focuses on ending child labourforced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking through coordinated, multistakeholderand concerted action. SDG 8.7 is ambitious but critical to the achievement of many other goals and it can only be achieved effectively if all key actors of society act inpartnership and in coordination with swift support to communities to protect childrenfrom child labour and all forms of violence in all settings.

The 2 days Regional Consultation on the SDG Alliance 8.7 – South Asia Launch washeld in Thimphu, Bhutan from the 19-20th July 2016. The Consultation was hosted by theMinistry of Labour and Human Resources, the National Commission for Women andChildren and the NACG Bhutan (SAIEVAC National Mechanisms); and Organized bythe SAIEVAC Regional Secretariat in collaboration with South Asia Coordinating Groupon Action against Violence against Children (SACG) - Supported by the InternationalLabour Organization (ILO).

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ASEAN Guideline for a Non-Violent Approach to Nurture, Care and Development of Children in all Settings

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 26 January 2017

The ASEAN Guidelines for a Non-Violent Approach to Nurture, Care, and Development of Children, in all Settings was developed in support the ASEAN RPA (Regional Plan of Action) on EVAC (the Elimination of Violence against Children) adopted by the ASEAN leaders at the 27th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in November 2015. This Guidelines will serve as an ideal manual for parents, caregivers, and communities to improve their skills and understanding on positive discipline, ensure non-violent interactive communication and relationship with children, child nurture, child care, and promote an enabling environment in all settings (home, school, educational settings, the community, workplace, alternative care/children’s shelters, and juvenile justice centres). 

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