Feminist Movement Building in Southeast Asia

JASS Feminist Movement Building
Monday, December 31, 2007 - 19:00
South Eastern Asia
PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Human Rights
Initiative Type: 

To support the North Sumatra's Women Activists Coalition campaign – “Vote for Women” – JASS SEA is partnering in media production, including a television talk show and the Suara Perempuan newsletter. JASS SEA is in the planning stages for movement building workshops in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines, working in each country with “alumni” – participants from previous JASS regional activities and training. Applications are flooding in from activists eager to attend! Meanwhile, JASS SEA has been busy on the communications front – blogging and sending out press releases on the controversial pornography bill and on democracy without violence, and making creative and strategic use of Mothers' and Valentine's Day to salute and promote women's political participation.

JASS SEA will hold national-level MBI workshops in 2009 in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. There will be a second MBI in Indonesia in June 2009 and we are in the process of pooling potential participants. Those Indonesian who are interested can download the questionnaire and return it to jass.sea@gmail.com.

Regional Movement Building Institute held in Parapat, North Sumatra, Indonesia, June 9-14th, 2008. Watch the incredible video documenting the voices of young feminist from Indonesia, Malaysia, Timor Leste, Cambodia, Burma, Vietnam and Thailand.

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