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19.06.2020 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

Dignity and recognition for care workers in Asia

Human survival requires care work, yet paid and unpaid care work still lack recognition. An FES working group on the future of the care economy has...


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22.05.2020 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

Out now: Women and the Future of the Digital Economy in Asia

A new FES study investigates how women in Asia are affected by digitalization and automation and explores feminist perspectives on the digital economy...


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Maria Dolores Picot and Kerstin Spath | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | Publication

Women and the Future of the Digital Economy in Asia

This paper investigates how women in Asia are affected by digitalization and automation and explores feminist perspectives on the digital economy.

 


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04.05.2020 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

New FES study: Women and the Future of Care Work in Asia

Around the world, women conduct the majority of (un)paid care work. In Asia, the care sector is particularly large. A new FES study investigates what...


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Anna Julia Fiedler | #FutureWork4All | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | Publication

Women and the Future of Care Work in Asia

This study analyses care and welfare policies and its impact on women in Asia.

 


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02.04.2020 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

Web discussion: The digital economy in Asia - Feminist perspectives

A web discussion on "The digital economy in Asia - Feminist perspectives" was hosted by FES Asia, WIDE+ and IT for Change with more than 100...


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24.03.2020 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

Digital justice for the next billion users

Payal Arora, author of “The Next Billion Users. Digital Life beyond the West” shares her views on digital justice and how it relates to the digital...


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28.02.2020 | #FeministAsia, Gender and social justice | News

The future of work: A future without women?

Eight country studies shed light on the challenges and chances the 4th Industrial Revolution poses for female labourers.


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Rowena Laguilles-Timog | #FutureWork4All | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | Publication

Feminist Perspectives on the Future of Work in the Philippines

The study serves as a starting point for further analysis and discussion about women and the future of work in the Philippines.


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Chen Yuting | #FutureWork4All | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | Publication

Gender Perspectives on the Future of Work in China

The study serves as a starting point for further analysis and discussion about women and the future of work in China.


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27.11.2019 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

Putting the care economy at the centre of future of work debates

FES partners address the emerging care crisis and think of innovations in Asia.


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Urvashi Aneja | The Future is Feminist | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | Publication

Feminist Visions of the Future of Work in Asia

This paper explores narratives and perspectives on the future of work in Asia through a feminist lense.


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Romyen Kosaikanont | #FutureWork4All | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | Publication

Gender and the Future of Work in Thailand

The study serves as a starting point for further analysis and discussion about women and the future of work in Thailand.


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Zothan Mawii | #FutureWork4All | Gender and Social Justice | #FeministAsia | Publication

Feminist Perspectives on the Future of Work in India

This study examines the latest insights about the Future of Work in India and the effects on women.


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Aisha Anees Malik | #FutureWork4All | Gender and Social Justice | #FeministAsia | Publication

On the margins - Women Workers and the Future of Work in Pakistan

The study on narratives around the future of work and working women serves as a starting point for further analysis and discussion about women and the...


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Farzana Nawaz | #FutureWork4All | Gender and Social Justice | #FeministAsia | Publication

Feminist Perspectives on the Future of Work in Bangladesh

The study serves as a starting point for further analysis and discussion about women and the future of work in Bangladesh.


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Desintha Dwi Asriani;Herni Ramdlaningrum | #FutureWork4All | Gender and Social Justice | #FeministAsia | Publication

Examining Women’s Roles in the Future of Work in Indonesia

The study serves as a starting point for further analysis and discussion about women and the future of work in Indonesia.


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Ariunzaya, Ayush; Munkhmandakh, Myagmar | #FutureWork4All | Gender and Social Justice | #FeministAsia | Publication

Women and the future of work in Mongolia

The study serves as a starting point for further analysis and discussion about women and the future of work in Mongolia.


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11.10.2019 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

The rising need for care demands new policies for decent jobs

Policies need to address the rising need for care and to ensure decent work in the care economy of Asia.


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Aye Lei Tun, La Ring and Su Su Hlaing #FeministAsia Gender and Social Justice | #FeministAsia | Publication

Feminism in Myanmar

The study traces the history of women’s movements in Myanmar and discusses its achievements amidst the rapidly changing economic and political context...


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27.08.2019 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

Women and the future of work: new network selects areas for priority attention

The technological changes sweeping the world of work have particular implications for women. Specialists from across Asia have selected two areas to...


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24.06.2019 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

The brave new world of work holds particular opportunities and challenges for women

Ageing populations, technology advancements, climate change and the rise of non-standard jobs complicate further the grim outlook of the labour market...


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21.06.2019 | #FeministAsia | Event, News

Women and the future of work in Asia – a new FES project

Researchers and labour activists from nine Asian countries are to assemble in Indonesia to explore the question how women’s perspectives can be...


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Sunday, 09.06.19 to Wednesday, 12.06.19 - Cebu, Philippines | #FeministAsia | News

Fourth and last Future Lab to reflect on feminist alliance-building

Animations tell stories of everyday gender inequality from across Asia in fourth and last future lab.


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29.04.2019 | #FeministAsia, Gender and social justice | News

Asian feminists on building bridges between women’s rights and labour rights

At a regional dialogue in Dhaka, feminists, political economist and women’s rights and labour activists focus on recognition of care work and stronger...


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05.04.2019 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

Uniting feminists and workers in the struggle for decent work

Bringing the women’s and workers’ movements together is a challenging task that one of the working groups as part of a regional project on feminism in...


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Sunday, 07.04.19 - Nordic Club, Dhaka | #FeministAsia, Gender and social justice | Event, News

Women’s rights are workers’ rights

How can women’s and workers’ movements be brought together? Members of the network “Political Feminism in Asia” are to meet in Bangladesh to share...


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18.02.2019 | #FeministAsia, Gender and social justice | News

“Let’s smash patriarchy one movie at a time”

A movie-rating app developed by a group of feminists from across Asia aims to give space for feminist critique of the mainstream movie industry in the...


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21.11.2018 | #FeministAsia, Gender and social justice | News

“Only long-term community activism leads to change”

The feminist network Political Feminism in Asia, a regional project by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, met in Penang to deliberate direction for joint...


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25.07.2018 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

Feminism under construction: A push for new alliances in Asia

FES helps building new alliances that can bring feminist visions into the mainstream.


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Mylene D. Hega, Veronica C. Alporha and Meggan S. Evangelista | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | Publication

Feminism and the womens' movement in the Philippines

This study on the Philippine Women Movement(s) gives special attention to the struggles of women during different historical events and political...


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Gadis Arivia and Nur Iman Subono | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | Publication

A Hundred Years of Feminism in Indonesia

This study deals with the rise of feminism in Indonesia which started a century ago.


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04.03.2018 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

From the drawing board to reality

Political Feminism in Asia, a regional project by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung brings together feminist groups for joint action across the region.


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Sohela Nazneen | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | Publication

The Women’s Movement in Bangladesh

The study traces the history of women’s movements in Bangladesh and discusses its achievements amidst the rapidly changing economic and political...


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16.06.2017 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

New Asia-wide platform for feminist dialogue

Singapore (Singapore)—Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung starts FutureLab to unite feminists across Asia through a regional platform


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Duanghathai Buranajaroenkij | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | Publication

Political feminism and the women's movement in Thailand

In recent years, challenges caused by social and political unrest and conflicts over natural resources and the environment have had an impact on the...


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05.01.2017 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

How big is "Half of the Sky"?

Shanghai (China) - First comprehensive study on Feminism in China is now available to a global audience in English, with a Chinese edition to follow...


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21.12.2016 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

New project: Feminist answers to persisting social inequalities

A looming slowdown of global trade triggers social issues. A comeback of conservatism cements persistent inequalities: Those are the challenges of the...


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Shen Yifei | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | Publication

Feminism in China: An Analysis of Advocates, Debates and Strategies

State feminism as enforced by the Communist Party of China (CCP) after the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949, has brought enormous...


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Dr Vibhuti Patel, Radhika Khajuria | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | Publication

Political Feminism in India: An Analysis of Actors, Debates and Strategies

The vocabulary of Feminism today is unfortunately more disengaging then engaging.


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23.09.2016 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

Meanwhile in India: Why all that fuss about Feminism?

New Delhi (India) – Shiva and his consort Parvati* in discussion on feminism in a new comic by FES India to mark the launch of their country study as...


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23.09.2016 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

Political Feminism for Social Justice

Gender equality is a core value of social justice and therefore an essential part of FES programmes.


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Dr. Rubina Saigol | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | Publication

Feminism and the Women Movement in Pakistan

The study captures the history and current debates of the feminist movement in Pakistan today.


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  • 19.06.2020 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

    Dignity and recognition for care workers in Asia

    Human survival requires care work, yet paid and unpaid care work still lack recognition. An FES working group on the future of the care economy has...

    more information

  • 22.05.2020 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

    Out now: Women and the Future of the Digital Economy in Asia

    A new FES study investigates how women in Asia are affected by digitalization and automation and explores feminist perspectives on the digital economy...

    more information

  • Maria Dolores Picot and Kerstin Spath | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | Publication

    Women and the Future of the Digital Economy in Asia

    This paper investigates how women in Asia are affected by digitalization and automation and explores feminist perspectives on the digital economy.

     

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