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Issues for working women as debated in the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly
What do female politicians in Japan raise as crucial issues for gender equality?
Malaysian ‘matriliny’: past, present and future
Will the thoroughly modern matriliny of Negeri Sembilan produce further new imaginings and new politics?
WEBINAR: The case for feminist foreign policy in Asia
Feminist foreign policy is an approach which places gender equality as the central goal of foreign policy, in recognition that gender equality is a predictor of peaceful and flourishing societies.
Women: missing (but) in action in Japanese politics
Is Japan’s first female prime minister already in parliament or is she yet to be elected? The less optimistic among us wonder if she is yet to be born?
Indonesia’s fight for a law against sexual violence needs to involve a discussion of Islamic values
Time and again, Indonesians have been confronted by a conversation over the role of women defined and bound by cultural and traditional values.