JASS Blog

by Rosanna Langara on June 18, 2021 on 9:27 am

"At its very core, Pride is, and will always be, a protest; Pride means fighting back..." Read this emotive blog about Bahaghari Philippines, an LGBTQ+ group fighting for their rights to exist - be seen and valued - in an hostile environment.

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by JASS on June 15, 2018 on 4:35 pm

By Laura Carlsen, "Our Power and Our Protection: Sharing Information and Knowledge on Extractivism," Antigua, Guatemala. May 21-23, 2018

by JASS on June 15, 2018 on 4:28 pm

By Laura Carlsen, "Our Power and Our Protection: Sharing Information and Knowledge on Extractivism," Antigua, Guatemala. May 21-23, 2018

by JASS on June 15, 2018 on 4:23 pm

By Laura Carlsen, "Our Power and Our Protection: Sharing Information and Knowledge on Extractivism," Antigua, Guatemala. May 21-23, 2018

young Cambodian journalist Chantrea Koeut-Urgell
by JASS on March 8, 2018 on 3:55 am

Like most Cambodian women, journalist Chantrea Koeut-Urgell knows how it feels to face gender inequality. Chantrea shares her experiences of growing up in a patriarchal society that considered women weak and their reputations easily stained. She shares her powerful story from childhood trauma to sexual harassment she’s faced at work.

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Safe Space in JASS Southern Africa
by JASS on March 6, 2018 on 9:45 am

Written by visiting intern Veronica Espaillat, this blog explores how feminists have used safe spaces (albeit under different names) to build trust and create shared agendas among women. Despite extraordinary contextual differences, she finds that variations of feminist safe spaces appear across contexts, changing women's lives for the better.

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