The renewed hostility that we have seen toward migrant workers in COVID-19 raises the question: Has the decades-long advocacy around a better understanding of their lives and roles made any difference?
How do ASEAN countries fare when it comes to legislating – and actually implementing – a more disabled-friendly environment? Tess Bacalla analyses how its countries fare in this feature for the Reporting ASEAN series.
ASEAN and its members’ silence on the Philippines’ controversial anti-drug campaign is just one example of how the organization pushes economic openness over political and human rights concerns, writes Tess Bacalla in this feature for Reporting ASEAN.
We all know CSR. But as ASEAN integration picks up and regional companies do more business overseas, it’s time to go further and push the value of corporate accountability instead, Carl Middleton points out in this commentary for the ‘Reporting ASEAN: 2015 and Beyond’ series. Can companies in the region go for accountability across borders?
In this July 2012 statement, the South-east Asia Women’s Caucus on ASEAN argues that the phrase ‘public morality’ has no place in the draft ASEAN Human Rights Declaration because it can too easily be used to violate the rights of women and girls.