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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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CRC Asia Regional Consultation on Eliminating Violence Against Children and Increased Public Investment in Children

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 7 December 2015

This report captures the highlights of the Regional Consultation on the Elimination of Violence against Children and Increased Public Investment in Children organised by CRC Asia from 15-16 October, 2015 in Quezon City, Philippines. The Consultation was attended by a total of 117 representatives from the governments, civil society, NGOs, UN Organisations and financial sector. The Consultation aimed to provide updates on the efforts being taken for eliminating violence against children both regionally and globally. UNCRC Committee Vice Chairperson discussed the draft UNCRC General Comments on the Rights of Adolescents and Children in Street Situations. ACWC representatives discussed developments related to child protection such ASEAN Regional Plan of Action on EVAC, child protection in early childhood care and child protection systems. Open forums helped increasing engagement between ACWC representatives and civil society.  

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Advocacy Mapping and Stakeholder Analysis for Children's Right to Protection in ASEAN

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 13 November 2015

Produced by Child Rights Coalition Asia, the Advocacy Mapping and Stakeholders Analysis has identified current threads of advocacy relating to violence against children and key players in each advocacy area with specific focus on child protection issues specified in the ASEAN Regional Plan of Action on Eliminating Violence against Children and the UNCRC General Comment No. 13. The Analysis included child rights issues that are emerging in the ASEAN Region but have not yet been explored by the CSOs. The findings are grouped according a number of child protection vulnerabilities that children are exposed to, including: children not registered at birth, stateless and refugee children, children living on the streets, children with disabilities, children affected by HIV/AIDS, and children exposed to ICT related risks. Additionally, the Mapping helped identifying emerging child protection issues as a result of unveiling the ASEAN Economic Community. 

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2nd Regional Consultation on the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People’s Forum

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 27 December 2014

The Report outlines the discussions and outcomes of the 2nd round of CSO consultation in preparation for ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People’s Forum 2015 took place from 11-12 December, 2015 in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. 

 

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Four Years On and Still Treading Water

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 12 December 2014

This is the fourth report on the ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism prepared by the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and the Solidarity for Asian People’s Advocacy – Task Force on ASEAN and Human Rights (SAPA TFAHR) since the establishment of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) in 2009.

This is the first report that also includes a performance assessment of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC). 

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Civil Society Coalitions’ Annual Regional Gathering Report, 2014

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 31 October 2014

A report on the Annual Regional Gathering that was held from 14-17 October, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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All Rights for All Children

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 23 May 2014

A report on the mapping and analysis of advocacy initiatives that have been pursued by the Civil Society Coalitions and Plan Country Offices in Asia.

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