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Urgent Actions & Appeals

Read the demands compiled and shared by the Cáceres Family and COPINH. There has been "total secrecy that surrounds the investigation of her assassination and the attempts to criminalize members of COPINH and other human rights defenders..."
Join JASS and our allies in New York and Geneva this month: on Sept. 24, event on the Honduras Platform on the UPR, Sept. 27, parallel event to the UN Sustainable Development Summit, and on Sept. 29, side event on Mexico at the UN Human Rights Council. Follow us on our Facebook and Twitter pages!

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Women are stepping into this moment of crisis with great resolve, creativity, and resilience. Rather than hear from us, hear directly from these women leaders.
COVID-19 has killed thousands, infected millions, and changed our way of life. JASS spoke to our staff and allies on four continents about the impact of COVID-19 on their lives, their communities and the work they do.
If there is one thing we can say about this past year, it is that 2017 was the year of women. We were in the streets in dozens of countries – wearing pink hats, no less! We reclaimed our time and we broke the silence.

Blog Entries

Now, more than ever, we must pay attention to the body. Today is the time to come together, build a community supported by rituals, and do our best to support and uplift one another, daily.
JASS' Adelaide Mazwarira sits down with JASS supporter and ambassador, Marg VeneKlasen, to ask her how she became bold. Her answer will inspire you!

Resources

Women human rights defenders from 19 countries demand an end to the violence and discrimination that continues to put their lives, rights, and indispensable work for justice and equality at risk. Read their recommendations here.
Last April, the EDGE Funders Alliance held its Reorganizing Power for Systems Change conference in Barcelona, providing social movement activists, organizations, and progressive donors an excellent opportunity to discuss strategies for advancing transformative social change through and across our various movement struggles. JASS attended the conference and emerged with a global feminist twist on the framework and accompanying diagram which shaped the dialogue

Women Crossing the Line

Check out this original spoken word, inspired by the death of Berta Caceres and the US 2016 presidential election, written by Emery Bright.