Feminism

Like most Cambodian women, journalist Chantrea Koeut-Urgell knows how it feels to face gender inequality. Chantrea shares her experiences of growing up in a patriarchal society that considered women weak and their reputations easily stained. She shares her powerful story from childhood trauma to sexual harassment she’s faced at work.
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JASS Southern Africa's Maggie Mapondera sounds off on the struggle of finding stories about black women that move beyond troubling, negative and destructive stereotypes.
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In honor of Berta Cáceres, we share an earlier piece that spotlights some aspects of her journey as an indigenous leader in last few years. Thank you Berta for crossing many lines of courage and justice.
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Julie Lun (Caing Ngaih Lwin), a woman activist from Myanmar, examines violence against women and gender inequality in Myanmar. Julie, who has worked in the humanitarian field, especially for the rights of women and children since 2008, is also one of the regional coordinating group (RCG) representatives of JASS Southeast Asia (JASS SEA).
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For three days in Johannesburg, JASS has been asking the big questions for feminist movement building and activism in Southern Africa: where, what, who, why and how.
Winnet Shamuyarira and Maggie Mapondera recall seven striking things about the Stop Rape Now peaceful protest in Zimbabwe that saw hundreds of women take to the streets to end violence.
JASS Southern Africa stands in solidarity with the #TOTALSHUTDOWN Intersectional Women's March Against Gender-based Violence.
See how we imagined and adapted Movement Generation’s innovative framework for organizing toward a regenerative economy by drawing on gender justice and feminist organizing in Mesoamerica, Southeast Asia, and Southern Africa.
This paper articulates a vision for a more feminist UN and recommends both transformative and practical steps that can be taken by a number of actors, including the next Secretary-General, to achieve it. The principles and recommendations outlined here have been offered by leading, feminist thinkers in civil society, philanthropy, academia, as well as current and former UN staff. They were collected and collated by Sarah Gammage, Lyric Thompson and Rachel Clement of the International Center for Research on Women.
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From #GrantsNotDebt in the UK to #FeesMustFall in South Africa, New York to Sao Paolo, students are mobilising to fight for their right to education. Long-time student activist, Evernice Munando of the Female Students Network Trust reflects on the big issues for Zimbabwean women students today.

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