JASS SEA equips women activists with new knowledge, skills and confidence through unforgettable and creative participatory processes that support women to speak out and the challenge norms, prejudices and taboos that perpetuate inequality and poverty.

In the Spotlight

Thousands of Southeast Asian women and men will join together in solidarity with women human rights defenders at risk during JASS Southeast Asia’s regional One Day, One Voice Campaign, which coincides with the global 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women. This year’s theme – “Stand Up For Women Human Rights Defenders” – will include a series of art performances, media events, peace marches, dialogues, bazaars, and film screenings to honor the brave women of Southeast Asia who are defending human rights and precious land and resources.

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Resource

A compilation of work from the first movement building workshop in 2009, this publication features Filipino women activists, feminists and other writers. Together, they share the history, challenges, diversity and dynamism of women's movement building in the Philippines

Women Crossing the Line

“As a Cambodian woman, everyday is a constant negotiation for me. After endless discussions, I was able to convince my mother to give me a chance to get a higher education. It almost seemed impossible, but I was able to do it,” says Chamnorng Som, member of the JASS-inspired organization CYWEN.

Regional Gallery Highlights

From June 17-18, twenty-five Southeast Asian researchers, human rights advocates, grassroots leaders, and activists came together for a conversation about the changing context in Southeast Asia and its impact on women, women’s rights and women’s activism.  

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