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Urgent Actions & Appeals

Demands of Myanmar WHRDs
First, humanitarian assistance and emergency aid must be provided immediately in order to avert the crisis from spiraling out of control. The international community, including Thai and Indian authorities, must provide humanitarian assistance to refugees and IDPs who are in immediate need of support. Those seeking shelter and safety should be treated without discrimination.

Women Crossing the Line

FAMM-Indonesia, Malawi, Alquimia
Learn about the courageous organizing initiatives of four extraordinary networks that we have helped to build, accompany, and sustain.

Regional

JASS Mesoamerica

From June 30 to July 2, the French Government will host the Generation Equality Forum (GEF) in Paris, organized under the auspices of UN Women to mark the landmark Beijing Women’s Conference over 25 years ago.

JASS Southern Africa

From June 30 to July 2, the French Government will host the Generation Equality Forum (GEF) in Paris, organized under the auspices of UN Women to mark the landmark Beijing Women’s Conference over 25 years ago.

JASS Southeast Asia

From June 30 to July 2, the French Government will host the Generation Equality Forum (GEF) in Paris, organized under the auspices of UN Women to mark the landmark Beijing Women’s Conference over 25 years ago.

JASS Crossregional

Learn more about the importance of incorporating more collective and community-based approaches to protection. This summary shares some lessons from women land defenders in Guatemala, South Africa, and the Philippines.

Blog Entries

By Laura Zúniga Cáceres On March 2, 2016, the world suffered the murder of land defender Berta Cáceres. From that moment, those of us who took on the fight for justice pointed out that this act was aimed at stopping the struggle of the Lenca people in defense of the Gualcarque River.
"At its very core, Pride is, and will always be, a protest; Pride means fighting back..." Read this emotive blog about Bahaghari Philippines, an LGBTQ+ group fighting for their rights to exist - be seen and valued - in an hostile environment.

Resources

Read JASS Mesoamerica's publication full of exercises for centering play as part of wellbeing and care.
Check out our toolkit - Our Rights, Our Safety: Resources for Women Human Rights Defenders in Indonesian Bahasa!

Newsletter

None of us could have anticipated that the final phase of our Leadership Transition at JASS, my stepping into the role of Executive Director, would coincide with a global pandemic!