Gender and social justice

We apply an intersectional approach, to understand how globalization and economic change affect the way different forms of discrimination combine, overlap, and intersect, in the experiences of different people, especially those of marginalized people or groups.

We support activism and advocacy for equality and justice. We think women’s political participation, a more critical focus on decent work for all, and more emphasis on gender-just economic models are key to strengthening women in Asia.

We sensitise and support governments at national and regional level. We strive to reconnect issues and actors and build strategic alliances to promote policies and programmes that achieve equal opportunities for all. 

News

  • 10.12.2018 | Gender and social justice | News

    Closer to the equality goal: We all should be feminists

    Myanmar activist Nandar draws attention to domestic violence against the female body through her work as translator and performer.

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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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  • 13.11.2018 | Gender and social justice | News

    Comics for critical thinking and social change

    Comics are a serious and an entertaining medium that can boost efforts to address the complex topics of feminism and the future of work.

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Publications

  • 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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  • 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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