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by Everjoice Win on April 11, 2020 on 1:39 pm

JASS builder, board member and long-time advisor writes a provocative piece on what we can learn from the HIV/AIDS pandemic during this COVID-19 crisis.

by Yit Sophorn on February 24, 2014 on 9:38 pm

JASS Southeast Asia’s Yit Sophorn explains how the young women are standing up to fight against rape and all forms of violence against women in Cambodia.

by on February 17, 2014 on 3:01 am

JASS Southern Africa's Bridgette Magqaza explores the strange dynamics of mixed gender spaces and asks why it's so important to create women's only spaces for movement building.

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by Dudziro Nhengu on February 11, 2014 on 12:43 pm

"The effects of rape mostly affect women; who because of their biological make-up get easily infected with HIV, they get bruised and hurt in the process, they live with permanent hurt and shame, and worse still, in a country where abortion is a crime, they are forced to live with unwanted children of rape, a permanent reminder of the erosion of their dignity."

by Yit Sophorn on December 30, 2013 on 5:26 am

The Cambodian Young Women’s Empowerment Network (CYWEN) and other young women’s groups stood in solidarity with women workers who are calling for decent wages. These young women demanded no less than justice for the woman who died in a recent SL workers’ demonstration in Phnom Penh.

by on December 29, 2013 on 4:20 am

Recounting her experience and learnings at the Conference on Freedom of Expression for Civil Liberties held in Bangkok, Thailand, Maria Mustika of the Forum Aktivis Perempuan Muda Indonesia (FAMM-Indonesia or Young Indonesian Women Activists’ Forum) enjoins Southeast women to seize the online space.

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