... and women's empowerment worldwide.
Mrs. Vajrabhaya has served as Thailand’s representative to the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) and was elected as the Chair of the ACWC during 2011-2013. Mrs. Vajrabhaya served as Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security from 2005 to 2010. She spent more than 20 years working dedicatedly in the area of the promotion of women’s rights and gender equality at the national, regional and international levels.
... places like Libya, Syria and Côte d’Ivoire. The ongoing 19
Session of the Council which runs from 27 February to 23 March 2012 will allow further discussion and debate on the human rights and humanitarian situation in Syria which is of highest ... ... not only strengthened the rights of vulnerable groups -- through the support of the first resolution on sexual orientation and gender identity and bringing to the HRC’s attention the situation of women in prisons -- but also initiated a resolution to ...