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by JASS on August 14, 2017 on 3:45 pm

Written by Lina Han

by Niken Lestari on May 31, 2015 on 7:28 am

Along with other Indonesian rights groups, FAMM-Indonesia, a young women’s organization that JASS helped create, suffered intense backlash as they tried to celebrate the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). Read more...

by on May 19, 2015 on 7:38 pm

JASS Southern Africa's Maggie Mapondera sounds off on the struggle of finding stories about black women that move beyond troubling, negative and destructive stereotypes.

by on April 30, 2015 on 11:30 am

JASS Southern Africa's Maggie Mapondera and Katswe's Winnet Shamuyarira sound off on a historic court ruling (March, 2015) condemning two perpetrators of street harassment to a year in jail and why there's still a long way to go for Zimbabwean women.

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by Maria Mustika on February 28, 2015 on 9:43 am

We stand here right now
We stand tall and proud

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by Dudziro Nhengu on February 6, 2015 on 9:55 am

For too many women, questioning whether they are beautiful is part of a daily routine. For women of color, the concept of “beauty” is even complex. One merely has to open a glossy magazine or walk down the aisles of a supermarket in Harare and look at the faces you see on certain kinds of body lotion or shower cream—to realize that “beauty” and ideas of beauty are political.

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