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

Written by Lina Han

by Yit Sophorn on December 30, 2013 on 5:26 am

The Cambodian Young Women’s Empowerment Network (CYWEN) and other young women’s groups stood in solidarity with women workers who are calling for decent wages. These young women demanded no less than justice for the woman who died in a recent SL workers’ demonstration in Phnom Penh.

by Maria Mustika on December 29, 2013 on 4:20 am

Recounting her experience and learnings at the Conference on Freedom of Expression for Civil Liberties held in Bangkok, Thailand, Maria Mustika of the Forum Aktivis Perempuan Muda Indonesia (FAMM-Indonesia or Young Indonesian Women Activists’ Forum) enjoins Southeast women to seize the online space.

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by Rosanna Langara on November 29, 2013 on 12:46 pm

On the occasion of the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion, Thai women activists made use of creative platforms to popularize taboo topics like abortion. An outdoor street performance, film screening and dialogue with young women, professionals and safe abortion advocates and allies sought to highlight abortion stories from women’s perspective.

by JASS on October 16, 2013 on 11:54 am

What does online activism mean for urban poor women? Misty Lorin, an urban poor community organizer of SAMAKANA (Samahan ng Maralitang Kababaihang Nagkakaisa or Organization of United Urban Poor Women), talks about successful online campaigns on women’s rights and making use of social media to provide spaces for women’s causes.

by Hope Chigudu on October 9, 2013 on 8:18 am

When a woman has been living life like that of ‘[a] rat on a treadmill,’ tired and resigned; in a state of hopelessness, helplessness and despair, on the brink of giving up—it is hard to see a way out.

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