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14 June 2020

Commentary: ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights ready to become a stronger human rights mechanism

Author: Eric Paulsen, The Jakarta Post

"AICHR ready to become stronger human rights mechanism", 13 June 2020...

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6 June 2020

Commentary: Govts & businesses can improve working women's wellbeing through actions based on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Author: Golda Benjamin (Business & Human Rights Resource Centre) & Kalayaan Constantino (Oxfam in Asia)

"Women at work deserve better from governments and businesses"...

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17 May 2020

Commentary: Covid-19-related border closures do not not stop trafficking; exploitation of vulnerable workers increases

Author: Erin Anderson, DevPolicy

"Closing borders will not stop human trafficking in ASEAN," 12 May 2020...

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3 May 2020

AICHR: ASEAN and its Member States must integrate human rights values in Covid-19 response

Author: AICHR

"Press Release on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) by the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)," 01 May 2020...

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13 April 2020

To tackle Covid-19, a united ASEAN must deliver urgently- Oxfam in Asia

Author: Lan Mercado for Oxfam, The Jakarta Post

The ASEAN chair in February rightly called for “a cohesive and responsive ASEAN” in responding to COVID-19. The statement underlines the need to act together if ASEAN is to successfully tackle this crisis....

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8 March 2020

Southeast Asia sees factory shutdowns and massive lay-offs due to Covid-19 outbreak

Author: Nandar Chan, Radio Free Asia

"Idle Factories, Empty Trade Zone Highlight Coronavirus Impact on Southeast Asia," 06 March 2020...

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29 February 2020

Commentary: SEA govts must shift subsidies to renewables & into distributed renewable-energy investments run by women

Author: Parimita Mohanty, Asia Times

"The case for women running shift to renewables", 28 February 2020...

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7 November 2019

Cambodia: PM calls on ASEAN and China to cooperate in the fight against human trafficking and other cross-border crimes

Author: Sokhean Ben, Khmer Times

"Hun Sen calls on Asean, China to combat cross-border crimes", 7 November 2019...

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27 October 2019

ASEAN: Multi-billion hair industry exploits women by buying hair at very low prices

Author: Liyana Hasnan, The ASEAN Post

"Human hair trade is exploiting ASEAN women," 21 October 2019...

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6 October 2019

Cambodia: ASEAN ministers discuss transboundary haze pollution and environment-related issues

Author: Xinhua

"ASEAN ministers to discuss environment-related issues in Cambodia", 5 October 2019...

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