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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.

 

 

Asian Breeze No. 88

  • WOMEN TODAY ― “Gender and Climate Change in Bhutan with a Focus on Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Priority Area: Agriculture”
  • Kunzang Lhamu, Director of the National Commission for Women and Children, Royal Government of Bhutan

 

  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES ― “Climate Crisis and Gender (Part 1)
  • Kazuo Matsushita, Professor Emeritus of Kyoto University

 

  • COVID-19 and the Impact on Women
  • Gender Mainstreaming Policies for Government Officers 2019 [Course B] (Winter 2020)
  • Report from KFAW 30th Foreign Correspondent

 

No. 88, August 2020


Asian Breeze No. 87

  • WOMEN TODAY―”Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and Gender Equality” by Ms. Akizuki Hiroko, Member of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Professor of Asia University
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”The Core Aspirations of SDGs and Goal 5 as its Leverage Point (Part 2)” by Mr. Tase Kazuo, President and CEO, SDG Partners, Inc.
  • The 30th Kitakyushu Conference on Asian Women
  • FY2019/2020 KFAW Visiting Researchers and Research Themes
  • KFAW 29th Foreign Correspondent Reports

 

No. 87 February, 2020


Asian Breeze No. 86

  • WOMEN TODAY―”What is the Beijing+25?” by Ms. Mitsuko Horiuchi, President of KFAW
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”The Core Aspirations of SDGs and Goal 5 as its Leverage Point (Part 1)” by Mr. Kazuo Tase, President and CEO, SDG Partners, Inc.
  • The 29th Kitakyushu Conference on Asian Women
  • KFAW Thailand Study Tour 2018
  • KFAW 28th/29th Foreign Correspondent Reports

 

No. 86 August, 2019


Asian Breeze No. 85

  • WOMEN TODAY ―”Reflections on Childhood Words” by Ms. Severn Cullis – Suzuki, Canadian Environmental Activist
  • FEATURES―KFAW World Report Seminar
  • KFAW Asian Researchers Network Seminar
  • The 28th KFAW Foreign Correspondent Reports
  • No. 85 March, 2019


Asian Breeze No.84

  • 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


Asian Breeze No.83

  • WOMEN TODAY―”The Fifth World Conference on Women – opportunity for empowerment of girls” by Ms. Mikiko Otani, Attorney-at-law / Member, UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Expectations of Businesses Toward Attainment of Sustainable Development Goals from the perspective of civil society (Part 1)” by Ms. Kaori Kuroda, Executive Director of CSO Network Japan
  • FEATURES―KFAW Taiwan, Province of China, Study Tour 2017
  • Gender Mainstreaming Policies for Government Officers 2017 (the Second)
  • KFAW International Understanding Seminars
  • FY2017 KFAW Asian Researchers Network Seminar / KFAW Reseach Report
  • The 27th KFAW Foreign Correspondent Reports

 

No. 83 July, 2018


Asian Breeze No.82

  • WOMEN TODAY―”Promoting Women’s Contribution to Conflict Resolution and Peace Building” by Ms. Hiroko HASHIMOTO, Principal of Jumonji High School/Professor, Emeritus of Jumonji University
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and Gender (Part 3)” by Mr. Tetsuo KONDO, Director of UNDP Representation Office in Tokyo
  • FEATURES―The 28th Kitakyushu Conference on Asian Women
  • Reports on FY2017 KFAW Asian Researchers Network Seminar
  • The 27th KFAW Foreign Correspondent Reports

 

No. 82 March, 2018


Asian Breeze No.81

  • WOMEN TODAY―”Kosovo : Its Past and Future ― Peacekeeping Missions and Democracy Building” by Ms. Edi GUSIA, Chief Executive Officer, Agency for Gender Equality / Office of the Prime Minister, Republic of Kosovo
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and Gender (Part 2)” by Mr. Tetsuo KONDO, Director of UNDP Representation Office in Tokyo
  • FEATURES―2017 GSW Post-Conference in Kitakyushu ― Find Your Career of Tomorrow”
  • Gender Mainstreaming Policies for Government Officers 2017 (the First)
  • Kick-off Activities for the 27th KFAW Foreign Correspondents

 

No. 81 November, 2017


Asian Breeze No.80

  • WOMEN TODAY―”Japan Bashing and Japan Passing” by Mr. Saburo TAKIZAWA, Chairman of the Board, Japan for UNHCR
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and Gender” by Mr. Tetsuo KONDO, Director of UNDP Representation Office in Tokyo
  • FEATURES―World Report Seminar “Women and Disasters”
  • International Understanding Seminar – KFAW Consulate Series 9 “Women’s Participation in American Society”
  • The 26th KFAW Foreign Correspondent Reports from Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
  • No. 80 July, 2017


Asian Breeze No.79

  • WOMEN TODAY―”Redefining Gender Equality” by Ms. Kira APPEL, Chief Advisor to the Minister and Deputy Head of Department for Gender Equality, working for the Minister for Gender Equality, Kingdom of Denmark
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Globalization of Gender Inequalities: Discussions from the Perspectives of Foreign Domestic Workers (Part 2)” by Ms. Reiko OGAWA, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu University
  • FEATURES―The 27th Kitakyushu Conference of Asian Women “No One Will Be Left Behind”
  • Reports on KFAW Study Tours in Hanoi and Sendai
  • The 26th KFAW Foreign Correspondent Reports
  • No. 79 March, 2017