VWU attends ACWO Board Meeting and Regional Workshop
Under the chairmanship of NCWO President, ACWO Board Meeting was attended by 9 member countries, focusing on two main topics, i.e. reviewing the implementation of the proposed activities in the previous Board meeting and discussing topics of the 16th ACWO General Assembly in
As proposed by VWU, the ACWO Board set time for member countries to share their updated activities. Vice President Thu Ha made a briefing about VWU main activities in law and policy formulation, giving social-counter arguments, and supporting women in economic development and building a happy family. Through ACWO, VWU hoped to link better to the regional women’s movement and integration process.
On October 31st, the delegation attended the regional workshop on protection, care, repatriation and reintegration for trafficked victims. In general, there are many similarities in victim support process in ASEAN countries, from victim reception to care and services for them, such as health care, psychological counseling, school education, vocational training, job introduction, benefits, and community reintegration.In the afternoon session, delegates actively discussed the Draft ACWO Action Plan on human trafficking prevention, particularly the process of coordination among women's organizations in ASEAN countries to help trafficked victims repatriate and reintegrate into the community.
The meeting and workshop was an opportunity for ACWO delegates to share information and experience, and to enhance understanding, solidarity and cooperation among ASEAN women for an ASEAN community of peace, stability and development.
On this occasion, Vice President Thu Ha visited and worked with the