Asian Breeze

We publish the newsletter Asian Breeze, available in Japanese and English, three times a year.
Featuring topics on women especially in the Asia-Pacific region, the newsletter carries columns by both Japanese and overseas experts in various fields, as well as local reports by foreign correspondents.



  • WOMEN TODAY―”Relationship between the Revision of Family Law and the Women’s Movement in South Korea” by Ms. Seonja CHA, Professor at Chonnam National University School of Law, Visiting Scholar at Fukuoka University School of Law
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”SDGs: Realization of Human Rights and Gender Equality (Part 2)” by Ms. Kaori KURODA, Executive Director of CSO Network Japan
  • Gender Mainstreaming Policies for Government Officers 2018 (the First)
  • KFAW International Understanding Seminar
  • FY2018/19 KFAW Visiting Researchers and Research Themes
  • Kick-off Activities for the 28th KFAW Foreign Correspondents


No. 84 November, 2018

Ajia Josei Kenkyu

Ajia Josei Kenkyu

Ajia Josei Kenkyu(Japanese) has annually been published in Japanese by Kitakyushu Forum on Asian Women (KFAW) since 1992. Volumes 1 to 18 include papers, articles and book reviews contributed by researchers inside and outside of KFAW on such topics as development, environment and peace from a gender perspective. From volume 19 onwards, Ajia Josei Kenkyu include reports by KFAW researchers as well information on the KFAW Research Division's activities.

The latest issue
Vol.24 (Japanese) (March, 2015)

KFAW Working Paper

KFAW Working Paper

KFAW started publishing the KFAW Working Paper Series in 2011. (mostly in Japanese)

List of KFAW Working Paper

Journal of Asian Women's Studies

Journal of Asian Women's Studies (JAWS) has annually been published in English by Kitakyushu Forum on Asian Women since 1992. JAWS, volumes 1 to 17 provided an interdisciplinary forum that critically considered knowledge and strategies for empowerment of women in Asia and other countries by inviting papers, articles and book reviews from academics and practitioners of various countries. From volume 18 onwards, JAWS includes papers contributed by researchers outside of KFAW* and reports on activities of KFAW researchers as an E-journal.
* At the moment, we don't accept any papers from outside of KFAW.

The latest issue
Vol.23 (March, 2016)