On October 20-21, 2008 the ASEAN Workshop on Domestic Violence Legislation was held in Hanoi, Vietnam in celebration of the country’s National Women’s Day. The workshop is one of the projects created under the Framework for Cooperation between ASEAN and the United Nations Fund For Women. Participants included over 60 ASEAN Member States.
The purpose of the workshop was to address the international issue of domestic violence. Representatives met to discuss ways of drafting, implementing, and monitoring domestic violence legislation as well as increase regional cooperation in order to prevent and control future domestic violence.
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