Terms of Reference of the ASEAN Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children

24 November 2009

The Terms of Reference (TOR) of the ASEAN Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) have been released.

The TOR can be downloaded at the link below.
http://www.aseansec.org/documents/TOR-ACWC.pdf


Invitation to Focus Group discussion on Compulsory Education for Children with Disabilities

19 November 2009

Dear all,

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed on 3 December 2009. We at MARUAH (Singapore Working Group for ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism) are keen to build on the efforts by many actors who have been advocating on behalf of children with disabilities. In that context we would like to to invite you to attend a Focus Group discussion on Compulsory Education for Children with Disabilities in Singapore.

Day/ Date: Sat 28 Nov Time: 1.30 – 3.30pm
Venue: Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO),
96 Waterloo Street, Singapore 187967 (near Singapore Art Museum)
[This happens right before MARUAH's Open House]

Under Singapore’s current Compulsory Education Act (2003), ‘any  child who is unable to attend any national primary school due to any physical or intellectual disability’ is excluded from education act…
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MARUAH Open House Nov 2009

14 November 2009

MARUAH (Singapore Working Group for an ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism) invites you to join its Open House on 28th Nov 2009. In this brief but important session, you can find out more about the local human rights group MARUAH, the work it has done, the work it intends to do, as well as talk about the work that you wish to see MARUAH do.

Date: 28th Nov 09, Saturday
Time: 4-6pm
Venue: Training Room 2, SCWO Building (Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations)
96 Waterloo Street
Click here for map (gothere.sg)

Please RSVP to maruahsg@gmail.com. Thanks and we hope to see you there. Read the rest of this entry »


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