Regional Articles Archives for August 2009

Villa Sahara of Indonesia manages the implementation of the Women’s Legal Empowerment (WLE) program at the village level, connecting them with central level justice institutions, enabling active community participation throughout the development process. Involved in JASS since June 2008, she wants to learn how feminist movements can be integrated into economic, social and political systems and strategies.

JASS Southeast Asia is facilitating the creation of multigenerational women’s movements by bringing together young women across JASS with older, more established feminists. In one such movement building institute in Bogor, Indonesia, young women from 22 provinces across the country analyzed power from the personal to the national, tracked the history of women's organizing, and framed an agenda for making change.