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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 celebration of legacies and collective leadership, you’re invited to cross the line with JASS. Make a donation today!

JASS Southern Africa

In celebration of legacies and collective leadership, you’re invited to cross the line with JASS. Make a donation today!

JASS Southeast Asia

In celebration of legacies and collective leadership, you’re invited to cross the line with JASS. Make a donation today!

JASS Crossregional

In celebration of legacies and collective leadership, you’re invited to cross the line with JASS. Make a donation today!

Blog Entries

Happy JASS Day! In 2014, Santa Fe, New Mexico declared October 18 at day of celebration and solidarity with women human rights defenders fighting for land, water, and territories. JASS Executive Director Lisa VeneKlasen writes about how growing up in Santa Fe influenced her politics and her feminism in this letter of appreciation to our growing Santa Fe community.
In recent months, abortion bans have dominated the headlines. But these battles are not only happening in the U.S. We talked to colleagues and allies about abortion rights in Nicaragua, Mexico, the Philippines, and Zimbabwe – and what that means for people who need to access the full range of reproductive care.

Resources

This report summarizes the insights from a dialogue between grassroots activists, HRDs, lawyers, journalists and donors on the shifting political and power dynamics, and how to rethink strategies, and improve activist safety in Zimbabwe and South Africa.
In this booklet, we spotlight JASS' key accomplishments across Mesoamerica, Southern Africa, and Southeast Asia in 2019. Check out stories from the frontlines of change!

Newsletter

“We have seven territories in dispute: body, land, nature, memory, history, worldview, and the state. We have a lot to do.”