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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.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


Asian Breeze No.68

  • WOMEN TODAY―”Japanese Women and Leadership Development” by Ms. Mariko BANDO, President, Showa Women’s University
  • SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION―”A Lesson from the Arab Spring” by Ms. Tawakkol KARMAN, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
  • FEATURES―Reports on Participation in the 57th U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57)
  • World Report “Multicultural Coexistence in Japan, Korea and the U.S.”

No. 68 June 2013


Asian Breeze No.67

  • WOMEN TODAY―”Violence against women will only cease when men speak out and challenge the violence of men” by Mr. Chris GREEN, Executive Director, White Ribbon Campaign
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Women’s Human Rights in Media Coverage (Part 3)”
  • FEATURES―The 23rd Kitakyushu Conference on Asian Women
  • Gender Mainstreaming in the Balkans

No. 67 March 2013


Asian Breeze No.66

  • WOMEN TODAY―”Requirement for Indixiduals Who Want to be Active on the Grobal Stage” by Ms. Yukako UCHINAGA, Director and Executive Vice President, Benesse Holdings, Inc.; Chairman of the Board, CEO and President, Berlitz Corporation; Board Chair, J-Win (Japan Women’s Innovative Network) 
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Women’s Human Rights in Media Coverage (Part 2)”
  • FEATURES―Gender Mainstreaming Policies for Government Officers 2012
  • The 22nd KFAW Foreign COrrespondents Start-up Activities!

No. 66 October 2012