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When the pandemic hit, JASS started where we always have - with women’s lives and needs - which allowed us to strengthen and sustain their organizing in crisis. We are proud of how JASS in a moment of fundamental leadership transition was able to take our political accompaniment and movement support work to another level as we became responsive to the context.
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.
Over a dozen global organizations that work for the protection of women human rights defenders, have created a historical document containing urgent measures for the protection of women human rights defenders.
Count Me In! Consortium
JASS and our Count Me In! partners have a new toolkit for women land defenders confronting unwanted and damaging extractive projects in French, Spanish and English.
Count Me In! Consortium
JASS and our Count Me In! Consortium partners are excited to launch a new toolkit, Behind the Scenes of Extractives: Money, Power & Community Resistance, for women land defenders confronting unwanted and damaging extractive projects in French, Spanish and English.
  Sign up for updates from JASS' #CSW65 workshop 'Follow the Money: Activist Tools for Challenging Extractives
Srilatha Batliwala
  Article by Srilatha Batliwala that argues human rights discourses has been distorted by neoliberalism.  
Jeanne Morefield
Article by Jeanne Morefield that argues that parts of the human rights agenda support the neoliberal agenda.
JASS Southern Africa and Coalition for African Lesbians
JASS (Just Associates) Southern Africa and the Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL) condemn the ongoing targeted brutal attacks on LGBTQ+ refugees in Kakuma Block 13.  

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