Regional Articles Archives for December 2010

In the face of increased insecurity and violence against defensoras in Mesoamerica, JASS and allies have joined forces on a regional WHRD initiative to strengthen women’s knowledge and strategies against violence, and engage regional and international human rights mechanisms to put pressure on governments to take action.

JASS Southern Africa returned to Zambia in December to support the women of Generation Alive (GAL) and Basali Amoho (Women Together) as they develop action plans to collectively challenge issues of power in their lives and in public spaces. "

JASS Southeast Asia activist Maria Mustika (Indonesia) traveled to Nepal for CREA’s Count Me In! Conference, which brought together over 300 sex workers, disabled, single, young, lesbian and HIV-positive women, and trans people from across South and Southeast Asia, to discuss violence against marginalized women and resistance