JASS Southeast Asia

Authoritarianism. Militarism. Fundamentalism. Extractivism. While contexts differ, the convergence of these four trends have become fertile ground for escalating violence against women and women activists around the world.
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We’re kicking off this year’s International Women’s Month in New York! Alongside hundreds of allies and advocates, JASS is at United Nations Commission for the Status of Women (CSW) to spotlight the incredible work that women are leading around the world.
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A contextual analysis of Southeast Asia highlighting the ways that ordinary people, activists, human rights defenders, and social movements are organizing to protect their communities from destruction and injustice, even in extremely precarious and dangerous situations
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If there is one thing we can say about this past year, it is that 2017 was the year of women. Find out why in our annual report! Cover photo credit: Center for Women's Resources (CWR)
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A case study featuring our Indonesian partner, PEKKA, and their grassroots feminist strategies for counteracting social exclusion with women's collective power.
FAMM is a network of more than 350 young women from 30 provinces across Indonesia uniting diverse activists across issues. See how a grassroots human rights network emerged in a context of closing space and rising fundamentalism.
Read the recommendations of 32 women defenders to states and to the United Nations on how to implement the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders and protect women activists from violence.
Read our initial reflections document from our 2017 convening, Defending Rights in Hostile Contexts, co-organized with the Fund for Global Human Rights.
Check out some highlights from 2016 in our Annual Report.
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Today, and throughout March, join us as we celebrate the theme #PressForProgress by spotlighting women who have dedicated their lives to fighting for equality, justice, and peace. We will share stories, resources, and interviews from activists representing diverse movements around the world.
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