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Regional CSO Project SUMMARY and Infographics

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 7 February 2018

About the Project

Plan International Asia Regional Office (Plan ARO) has been supporting Civil Society Actors across Asia - Child Rights Coalition Asia (CRC Asia) and National Action and Coordinating Groups against Violence against Children (NACGs) – in their strategic advocacy efforts to “Increase the Accountability of ASEAN and SAARC for the Realization of Children’s Right to Protection”.

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Plan ARO Gender Equality Training Report 2017

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 22 December 2017

Plan International’s Asia Regional Office (Plan ARO) organized the four-day Training on Advancing Gender Equality from 02-05 October 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand. The training forms a key area of capacity building in the Plan ARO CSO Regional Project for “Increased Accountability and Commitment of ASEAN and SAARC for the Realisation of Children’s Right to Protection”.

Overall, the training aimed to increase conceptual learning and practical skills among the CSO partners to advance gender equality in their programmes and operations. More specifically, the strengthened capacities are intended to promote gender equality in programmes and advocacy with ASEAN and SAARC in order to help ensure that their policies are more gender sensitive and transformative in line with existing international human rights standards.

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Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 4 July 2017

Violence Against Children in Southeast Asia is a booklet which aims to be a tool for all child rights advocates in the region. It contains global, regional and national facts and figures on the forms of violence and the groups of children who are in vulnerable situations.


CRC Asia will launch the booklet on the 4th of July 2017 from 6 pm to 7 pm Bangkok time at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand.

Invited in the reception are representatives from international child rights advocacy groups, United Nations agencies, national human rights organizations and international non-government organizations. The launch shall also feature a performance by the Crescent Moon Space, a group of performing artists based in Bangkok.

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Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 4 April 2017

This child-friendly material explains the UN CRC General Comment No. 19 (GC19) Public Budgeting for the Realization of Children’s Rights which was launched on 22 September 2016.


GC19 spells out the obligations of state parties to the UNCRC regarding open, inclusive and accountable resource mobilization, budget allocation and spending for children. GC19 also recommends that children all over the world participate in budget decisions that will, for sure, affect them.

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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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Regional Children's Consultation on the SAARC Regional Strategy on Child Sexual Abuse & Exploitation (Including online Safety)

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 1 February 2017

Child participation is an integral part of South Asia Initiative to End Violence against Children (SAIEVAC) from its inception. SAIEVAC strongly believes that all children’s input and involvement are valuable to making any campaign against Violence Against Children successful and actively encourages children participation in every area and at every level. The engagement and participation of children in SAIEVAC is an essential precondition to ensure children’s perspectives on violence are taken into consideration by policy decision makers in systems and institutions that could affect their development. 

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NACGs regional training on Child Participation

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office | 1 February 2017

In order to further increase the effectiveness of their advocacy efforts, CSO partners to the Project, namely CRC Asia and NACGs, have identified the need for developing their existing capacities and skills related to advocacy with a specific focus on countering Child Sexual Abuse(CSA) / Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC), one of SAIEVAC five priority areas. 

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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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