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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

The JASS Board of Directors is thrilled to announce our next Executive Director: Shereen Essof!

JASS Southern Africa

The JASS Board of Directors is thrilled to announce our next Executive Director: Shereen Essof!

JASS Southeast Asia

The JASS Board of Directors is thrilled to announce our next Executive Director: Shereen Essof!

JASS Crossregional

The JASS Board of Directors is thrilled to announce our next Executive Director: Shereen Essof!

Blog Entries

Happy JASS Day! In 2014, Santa Fe, New Mexico declared October 18 at day of celebration and solidarity with women human rights defenders fighting for land, water, and territories. JASS Executive Director Lisa VeneKlasen writes about how growing up in Santa Fe influenced her politics and her feminism in this letter of appreciation to our growing Santa Fe community.
In recent months, abortion bans have dominated the headlines. But these battles are not only happening in the U.S. We talked to colleagues and allies about abortion rights in Nicaragua, Mexico, the Philippines, and Zimbabwe – and what that means for people who need to access the full range of reproductive care.

Resources

In June 2018, JASS, Calala Fondo de Mujeres, Entrepueblos, CEAR-Euskadi, Peace Brigades International - Spain, Taula per Mexico and Suds held a conference to discuss the challenges and proposals for strengthening temporary relocation programs for defenders' protection in Spain.
Check out how women crossed many lines for justice, equality and peace in 2018!

Newsletter

“We have seven territories in dispute: body, land, nature, memory, history, worldview, and the state. We have a lot to do.”