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To build movements for women’s rights, JASS Southern Africa analyzes and challenges women’s inequality through the lens of power and HIV/AIDS.

In the Spotlight

For three days in Johannesburg, JASS has been asking the big questions for feminist movement building and activism in Southern Africa: where, what, who, why and how.

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In this thought-provoking article, Hope Chigudu shares her inspiring words on the importance of "planting seeds of empowerment in a disempowering context" as she describes the journey of Malawian HIV positive women's courageous fight for decent for health care resources and the rewards that came with it.

Women Crossing the Line

Young Zimbabwean feminist writer shares how her mother’s resilience inspires her to write women’s stories: "When I tell my mother’s story, I tell it with power and courage, not from the point of view of a sobbing, helpless and defeated being. She is a role model and an inspiration. But most importantly, she is the hero of her own story and not just a victim."

Regional Gallery Highlights

Thirty women activists met at the JASS Malawi Feminist Movement Builders School to dig deep into feminist analysis, principles and practice. For one woman activist leader, the school embodied, ‘revolutionary change, I know that this change begins with me and if I work with my sisters, we can make a better world.’

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