Making Governance Gender-Responsive

Twenty-one participants from Thailand, Indonesia, Laos and the Philippines joined the Gender and Governance Workshop held on 24 October 2005 at the Student Christian Center in Bangkok, Thailand. Primar Jardeleza and Olive Parilla (PATAMABA-Philippines) served as resource persons. The workshop aimed to 1) identify gender problems and issues in informal work (in their respective communities); […]

May Evaluation Meeting in Bangkok

Representatives from the various Homenets in Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand) met in Bangkok May 10-11 at the UNIFEM Regional Office in order to evaluate work in connection with the FNV-supported project “Strengthening the Network of Homeworker” which ends this year, to imagine the future in the next five years, and plot out the next […]

Homenet SEA Participates in the NGO Lobby Effort In Hongkong

Homenet Southeast Asia succeeded in being accredited by the WTO as an NGO focusing on trade issues. This entitled the network to a number of official representatives to the WTO Ministerial Meeting held in Hongkong on January 13 -18, 2005. Representing Homenet SEA in the NGO Lobby Effort were: :Rosalinda Pineda Ofreneo, Regional Coordinator; Olive […]


What have the various Homenets in Asia accomplished in the last year, and what can we do together to hasten the formation of an Asia-wide network? Members of the Asian Regional Coordinating Committee (ARCC) created under the UNIFEM-FNV Project entitled “Strengthening the Network of Homebased Workers in Asia” met at the UNIFEM Regional Office in […]

Future Plans

The following directions of Homenet Southeast Asia for January 2003-2004 were agreed upon during the meeting: Under Strengthening Networks Launch the subregional website in November 2003; Do strategic replanning for Indonesia and rebuild the national network ; Strengthen Homenet Southeast Asia coordination and planning for sustainability and succession; Explore and strengthen partnerships in Laos; Increase […]

Sharing Mapping Results

Thirty one homebased workers (HBWs) and advocates from Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Philippines, Malaysia and India gathered in scenic Crown Peak Hotel, Subic, Zambales, Philippines to present the results of the mapping project and the analyses of the data collected; to exchange the lessons learned from the mapping exercise; and to plan for follow-up activities at […]