News from #FeministAsia

19.06.2020 | Gender 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 | #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | 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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04.05.2020 | Gender 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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02.04.2020 | Gender 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 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 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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27.11.2019 | Gender 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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11.10.2019 | Gender 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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27.08.2019 | Gender 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 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, 09.06.2019 - Wednesday, 12.06.2019 - 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 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 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, 07.04.2019 - Nordic Club, Dhaka | #FeministAsia, Gender 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 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 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 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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04.03.2018 | Gender 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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16.06.2017 | Gender 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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05.01.2017 | Gender 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 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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23.09.2016 | Gender 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 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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