JASS SEA equips women activists with new knowledge, skills and confidence through unforgettable and creative participatory processes that support women to speak out and the challenge norms, prejudices and taboos that perpetuate inequality and poverty.

In the Spotlight

In this blog, JASS Southeast Asia spotlights the pivotal role women are playing to lead and mobilize thousands of people on the streets and online in Myanmar to speak up and stand up against the #militarycoup and demand democracy.

Resource

JASS and our Count Me In! Consortium partners are excited to launch a new toolkit, Behind the Scenes of Extractives: Money, Power & Community Resistance, for women land defenders confronting unwanted and damaging extractive projects in

Women Crossing the Line

“As a Cambodian woman, everyday is a constant negotiation for me. After endless discussions, I was able to convince my mother to give me a chance to get a higher education. It almost seemed impossible, but I was able to do it,” says Chamnorng Som, member of the JASS-inspired organization CYWEN.

Regional Gallery Highlights

From June 17-18, twenty-five Southeast Asian researchers, human rights advocates, grassroots leaders, and activists came together for a conversation about the changing context in Southeast Asia and its impact on women, women’s rights and women’s activism.  

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