Regional Articles Archives for December 2017

Today, JASS honors the Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Defenders Initiative, a political alliance that strengthens and mobilizes women human rights defenders in the volatile and increasingly violent contexts of Mesoamerica.

Indonesian young women activists: safe space, solidarity, power

While the personal courage it takes to speak up is a crucial ingredient in the battle to address violence against women, progress depends on our collective power, more than sheroes and heroes. In fact, the collective and solidarity one feels from others is essential for being brave enough to cross the line. That’s why we’re honoring networks during these #16DaysofActivism.

As JASS (Just Associates) in Mesoamerica, Southern Africa, and Southeast Asia, we express our collective concern about the growing violence, violations of basic political and civil rights, and deterioration of democratic institutions in Honduras in the context of the very contested elections.