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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

In early November, Hurricane Eta slammed into Central America. Honduras and Guatemala were hard hit, with heavy rains, flooding, landslides, electrical storms and high winds. In Honduras, an estimated 2.6 million people are affected, and some 700,000 Guatemalans. Close to 100,000 Hondurans are displaced, with massive damage to homes and infrastructure.

JASS Southern Africa

JASS had the pleasure of chatting to Dr Awino Okech about her new book ‘Gender, Protests and Political Change in Africa’ published by Palgrave Macmillan in July 2020. Find out why this book is close to Dr Awino's heart.

JASS Southeast Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA -- Today marks the final day of JASS Southeast Asia’s One Day, One Voice (ODOV) yearly campaign, which serves to amplify and unite the organizing initiatives of women across Southeast Asia, using the opportunity of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence. 

JASS Crossregional

As we end 2020, we continue to face uncertainty. Yet, we are presented with many moments of possibility. The communities and movements we accompany are organizing and building collective power, while showing us visions and solutions for a different future.

Blog Entries

Thousands of women from Cambodia, Indonesia, Burma/Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Timor-Leste will spotlighted the theme, “People are the Solution!” through street protests, photo exhibits, murals, and more!
JASS Mesoamerica staff give an analysis of the recent peaceful demonstrations in Guatemala.

Resources

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.
As we look back on 2019, we draw inspiration from JASS partners, allies and community-based women leaders, who rise up, and keep on keeping on. Read their inspiring stories.

Newsletter

None of us could have anticipated that the final phase of our Leadership Transition at JASS, my stepping into the role of Executive Director, would coincide with a global pandemic!