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CLICK to watch JASS' Phumi Mtetwa and Zeph Repollo talk about on movement building, self and collective care, intersectionality, and working in repressive contexts - produced in collaboration with FURIA and Raising Voices.
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No killing is worse than what the government is doing to us right now, by taking away our ability to make a livelihood and take care of our families, they are killing us.’ (Woman Vendor, Zimbabwe)
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The Count Me In! Consortium stands in solidarity with our Zimbabwean sisters in protest of the armed forces' sexual violence against women. 
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JASS collaborated with filmmakers Maria del Pilar Godoy and Renato Martínez to develop this short documentary on women within the migrant caravan travelling through Central America and Mexico in 2018. 
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Zimbabwe is in trouble. We are writing on behalf of our Zimbabwean staff and allies who are on the frontlines of this political and economic crisis to ask for your help.
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The words of Shirley Chisholm sum up 2018 perfectly: “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” This year, women all over the world mobilized in large numbers and so loudly that the tables were rattling and folding chairs lining up.
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The Count Me In! Consortium, integrated by Mama Cash, AWID, JASS, CREA and the Urgent Action Funds, expresses its concern and rejection towards the escalation of violence against human rights defenders, journalists, feminists, social movements and civil society organizations in Nicaragua.
JASS ED Lisa VeneKlasen and James Savage of the Fund for Global Human Rights examine how front-line defenders lead the way on the protection of activists and communities in this new article, Power and Safety: Rethinking Protection for Human Rights Defenders.
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Throughout our history are moments when it seems like collective efforts for justice are hopeless. For every step forward, it feels like we are pushed two steps back, with no finish line in sight. This year feels like one of those moments, where almost everywhere in the world, violence and inequality are deepening, while our very survival is at stake as corrupt governments and corporate interests control and exploit our land and precious natural resources.
A new article by JASS ED Lisa VeneKlasen and James Savage (Fund for Global Human Rights) examining how front-line defenders are leading the way on protection strategies for activists and communities.

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