Child Protection

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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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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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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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