Southern Africa - Resources

Martha Tholana
Martha Tholanah's digital story created during "Telling Our Stories," a JASS digital storytelling workshop held at Women's Net in Johannesburg, South Africa, May 21-25th, 2008. Part of JASS' Feminist Movement Building Initiative in Southern Africa
Looking back at JASS' Movement Building Initiative in Mesoamerica, Southeast Asia, and Southern Africa
Over a dozen global organizations that work for the protection of women human rights defenders, have created a historical document containing urgent measures for the protection of women human rights defenders.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.
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.  
This document by a group of feminist activists from diverse regions and social movements outlines the unique political opportunity presented by Beijing+25 to address critical structural and systemic obstacles to realizing gender justice and women’s human rights.
JASS stands firm with the LGBTQ+ refugees of Kakuma Block 13 in Kenya, who fled violence in their home countries to seek safety but are being subjected to violent homophobic and transphobic attacks and hate crimes every day from fellow refugees without any support or action from the authorities. Read the full statement below.
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The Fund channels funds (within 24 hours) to our allies in times of crises to support women-led organizing responses that repair communities in the short and long-term. Read its impact.
As we step into 2021, we are celebrating womendriven solutions in transforming power and creating lasting change. We would like to share with you inspiring words from our partners and staff in the regions we work. We hope these words fuel your spirits, reignite your imagination and agency to join us as we continue to cross the line and build a more just world.

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