Call for collaborative efforts to fight gender-based violence

United Nations agencies have convened over 100 government and civil society partners from 12 countries for a landmark three-day (June 28 to 30) meeting in Bangkok to respond to gender-based violence.

A press release issued by World Health Organisation South-East Asia Regional Office, the Bangkok meeting drew participants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste.