WE, the ASEAN Ministers/Heads of Delegations, responsible for gender equality and women empowerment, gathered in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, on 25 October 2018 for the Third ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Women with the theme “Social Protection for Women and Girls: Toward the ASEAN Community Vision 2025”;

REAFFIRMING our commitment to promote gender equality and empowerment of women and girls in the ASEAN region as stipulated in the ASEAN Vision 2025, the ASEAN Socio Cultural Community Blueprint 2025, the Ha Noi Declaration on the Enhancement of Welfare and Development of ASEAN Women and Children (2010), the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Elimination of Violence Against Children in the ASEAN (2013), the ASEAN Declaration on Strengthening Social Protection (2013) and the Declaration on the GenderResponsive Implementation of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and Sustainable Development Goals (2017);

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