NGO-CSW 2014

Going the Second Mile: Asian-Pacific Shelters: Going the Second Mile with Advocacy and Service Work

Time/Date/Venue: 8:30am on Monday 10th March (CCUN Boss Room)

CO-SPONSOR: The Pan Pacific and Southeast Asia Women’s Association (PPSEAWA), Asian Network of Women’s Shelters

CHAIR: Hui-Jung Chi, CEO of The Garden of Hope Foundation, Taiwan, (East Asia/Taiwan).



1) Bandana Rana, President of Saathi/Chair of Global Network of Women’s Shelters (South Asia/Nepal). Title: Advocacy and Shelter Work in South Asia

2) Anthony Carlisle, International Affairs Supervisor , The Garden of Hope Foundation, Taiwan, (East Asia/Taiwan). Title: Towards Economic Independence of Survivors

3) Kristen Liu, Executive Director of Garden of Hope New York (Pacific/USA). Title: Resources and services for battered Chinese immigrant women in New York 

4) Alena Victor, Assistant Director of Shelters of New York Asian Women’s Center (Pacific/USA). Title: Financial literacy and its impact on economic empowerment of DV survivors
 Video PPT

5) Margaret Augerinos, CEO of Centre for Non-Violence (Oceania/Australia) and Julie Oberin, CEO for Annie North Women’s Refuge (Oceania/Australia). Title: Australian Welfare Policies that Hampers Economic Independence of DV Survivors

6) Ivy Josiah, Executive Director at Women’s Aid Organisation (South-East Asia/Malaysia). Title: Women’s lived realities are core to advocacy

7) Q&A