Many women remain reluctant to seek assistance because they are unaware of protections available to them.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un led events commemorating the second anniversary of his father's death in Pyongyang while protests were held in South Korea.
At the summit that ended Sunday, Japan pledged $19 billion dollars in aid and loans to the ASEAN region and to deepen defense cooperation.
US secretary of state's trip aims to further Washington's diplomatic, economic and military rebalancing toward Asia.
Declaration comes just days after Jang Song Thaek was publicly ousted from power for alleged disloyalty and corruption.
Official Korean Central News Agency says Jang was put to death Thursday after facing a special military tribunal, found guilty of treason.
Yingluck Shinawatra says government-backed forum will be held Sunday in Bangkok.
Meanwhile, some members of caretaker Cabinet are calling for police to serve arrest warrant on key protest leader, former deputy prime minister Suthep Taugsuban.
Government urged to honor its commitment as new member of the United Nations Human Rights Council.
Yingluck Shinawatra pleaded for understanding that she must remain as caretaker until elections on February 2, despite repeated demands by opposition for her to immediately depart.
In nationally televised address, Yingluck Shinawatra acknowledges widespread opposition to her government, emphasizing authorities do not want to see any further 'loss of life'.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has rejected China's new air defense zone in the East China Sea, saying it raises tensions in the region and the possibility of miscalculation.