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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.78

  • WOMEN TODAY―”In Search of Gender Equality: Lessons from a Lifelong Activist Engagement” by Ms. Aurora Javate de DIOS, Executive Director, Women and Gender Institute, Miriam College
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Globalization of Gender Inequalities: Discussions from the Perspectives of Foreign Domestic Workers (Part 1)” by Ms. Reiko OGAWA, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu University
  • FEATURES―Kick-off activities for the 26th KFAW Foreign Correspondents
  • Gender Mainstreaming Policies for Government Officers 2016(A)
  • No. 78 November, 2016


Asian Breeze No.77

  • WOMEN TODAY―”Requests to Japan from the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women’ by Ms. Yasuko YAMASHITA, President, Japanese Association of International Women’s Rights
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”What Encourages You to Step Forward in a Critical State” by Ms. Keiko KIYAMA, Co-President, JEN, NPO
  • FEATURES―World Report Seminar
  • International Understanding Seminar, KFAW Consulate Series7
  • No. 77 June, 2016


Asian Breeze No.76

  • WOMEN TODAY―”Can the Sustainable Development Goals Act as a New Effective Measure for Achieving Gender Equality?’ by Ms. Koh MIYAOI, Gender Advisor for Asia & the Pacific, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”The Past 10 years and the Next 10 years in Cambodia” by Sachiko KOJIMA, ANGKOR COOKEIS CO.,LTD
  • FEATURES―The 26th Kitakyushu Conference on Asian Women – Kitakyushu “Promoting Active Participation by Women – In Cooperation with Asia”
  • Report for KFAW Study Tour in Vietnam and Cambodia
  • No. 76 March, 2016


Asian Breeze No.75

  • WOMEN TODAY―’Towards the New Phase of “Positive Action” to Promote Gender Equality’ by Ms. Keiko TAKEGAWA, Director General, Gender Equality Bureau, Cabinet Office
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Joy of Encounters, Hope of Diversity” by natsuki YASUDA Photo Journalist
  • FEATURES―Gender Mainstreaming Policies for Government Officers 2015
  • Kick-off activities for The 25th KFAW Foreign Correspondents
  • No. 75 October, 2015


Asian Breeze No.74

  • WOMEN TODAY―”The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, 20 Years Later” by Ms. Phumzile MLAMBO-NGCUKA, United Nations Under Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”The United Nations and Gender Equality: Beyond Beijing +20″ by Mitsuko HORIUCHI, President, KFAW
  • FEATURES―World Report “Asian Women Today – Learn More about the World from Foreign Correspondents!”
  • KFAW Study Tour 2014 “Learn International Cooperation in the Philippines”
  • No. 74 June, 2015


Asian Breeze No.73

  • WOMEN TODAY―”We have long way to go!” by Dr. Sima SAMAR, Chair of AIHRC
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Natural Disasters, Gender Equality, and Women’s Empowerment (second half)” by Dr. Masato NINOMIYA, Professor, Faculty of Law, the University of Kitakyushu
  • FEATURES―The 25th Kitakyushu Conference on Asian Women “Entrepreneurship: An Emerging Source of Employment for Women”
  • The 24th KFAW Foreign Correspondents’ Reports from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Hong Kong, and Indonesia
  • No. 73 March, 2015


Asian Breeze No.72

  • WOMEN TODAY―”A Message to Japanese Women in Today’s World” by Ms. Caroline Bouvier KENNEDY, United States Ambassador to Japan
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Natural Disasters, Gender Equality, and Women’s Empowerment” by Dr. Masato NINOMIYA, Professor, Faculty of Law, the University of Kitakyushu
  • FEATURES―Gender Mainstreaming Policies for Government Officers 2014″
  • FY2014/15 KFAW Visiting Researcherd and Research Themes
  • No. 72 October, 2014


Asian Breeze No.71

  • WOMEN TODAY―”Amid Hardships: Thailand Attempts to Raise the Status of Women” by Ms. Prateep UNGSONGTHAM HATA, Founder of the Duang Prateep Foundation
  • SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION―”Message to Women in Japan: Let us work together for gender equality in Asia” by Ms. Kristi POERWANDARI, Head, Graduate Program in Women’s Studies, Universitas Indonesia
  • FEATURES―KFAW Study Tour “Learn International Cooperation in the Philippines”
  • World Report “Wave the Magic Wand―In Each Communities Take Advantage of the CEDAW”
  • No. 71 June, 2014


Asian Breeze No.70

  • WOMEN TODAY―”Celecration Messages for KFAW’s 20th Anniversary”
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Malaysia’s Bid to Attain Developed Nation Status: Enhancing Women’s Role in Economy and Its Challenges” by Dr. Ayame SUZUKI, Lecturer, Fukuoka Women’s University
  • FEATURES―The 24th Kitakyushu Conference on Asian Women
  • The 23rd KFAW Foreign Correspondents’ Reports from U.S.A., Indonesia and Pakistan

No. 70 March, 2014


Asian Breeze No.69

  • WOMEN TODAY―”Asia and Me―Decent Work, A Key Agenda Item in Human Development” by Ms. Mitsuko HORIUCHI, President, Kitakyushu Forum on Asian Women
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Women’s Social Advancement and Birthrate Decline in Singapore” by Dr. Keiko T. TAMURA, Professor, the University of Kitakyushu
  • FEATURES―Gender Mainstreaming Policies for Government Officers 2013
  • FY2013/14 KFAW Visiting Researchers and Research Theme
  • The 23rd KFAW Foreign Correspondents Start-up Activities!

No. 69 November 2013