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Asia Foundation Participates in ASEAN Regional Strategic Planning Workshop on Elimination of Violence Against Women and Combating Trafficking-in-Persons

December 1, 2018 — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) names The Asia Foundation as a participant in the ASEAN Regional Strategic Planning Workshop held November 21 – December 1. The three-day workshop, “The ASEAN Regional Strategic Planning Workshop: Development of ASEAN Campaign in support of the ASEAN Regional Plan of Action on the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the Bohol Trafficking-in-Persons Work Plan”, was held to build on ASEAN’s commitment to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls and to combat trafficking-in-persons, and was attended by our country representative in Thailand, Tom Parks.

The workshop was convened by Thailand’s ACWC Representative for Women’s Rights together with the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security of the Kingdom of Thailand and the ACWC, ASEAN Committee on Women, Senior Labour Officials Meeting, ASEAN Committee on the Implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers, the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights, and the ASEAN Secretariat. It was supported by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, The Asia Foundation, the International Organisation for Migration, and UN Women. 

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