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

  • 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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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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