MARUAH will be participating in the above-mentioned consultation, scheduled to be held at Bangkok, Thailand, from 15th to 17th September 2008. MARUAH will be represented by Ms Braema Mathi, who is also the Chairperson of the CEDAW Committee at the Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE).
The consultation aims to
– provide an update on recent developments in ASEAN
– develop a regional civil society advocacy strategy on the establishment of both the ASEAN Commission on the rights of women and children, and the ASEAN human rights body.
– help the women and child rights groups step up the engagement process with ASEAN