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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.55

  • WOMEN TODAY―”How we think about what we do” by Ms. Mieko NISHIMIZU, Former Vice President, The World Bank Group, Partner, ThinkTank SophiaBank
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Gender-Sensitive Measure to Prevent HIV/AIDS (Part 1)”
  • FEATURES― The 19th Kitakyushu Conference on Asian Women “Eat the Earth, Eat on the Earth”
  • Commemorative Lecture on KFAW’s 15th Anniversary

No. 55 February 2009


Asian Breeze No.54

  • WOMEN TODAY―”Women’s Conditions all around the World Today” by Mr. Claude Ciari, Guiterist, Musician
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Sports and Gender (Part 3)”
  • KFAW College Seminar―”What Color is Peace for Women? Think about Peace, Violence and Gender with Popoki”
  • Foreign Correspondents’ Reports “The elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence against the girl child”

No. 54 October 2008


Asian Breeze No.53

  • WOMEN TODAY― by Ms. Yuko ARIMORI, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Sports and Gender (Part 2)―Gender Bias regarding Sports and Exercises”
  • Participating in the 52nd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women
  • Foreign Correspondents’ Reports “Women and Community Activities”

No. 53 June 2008


Asian Breeze No.52

  • WOMEN TODAY― by Ms. Tokiko KATO, Singer
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Sports and Gender (Part 1)―Sports Culture and its Influence on Gender”
  • The 18th Kitakyushu Conference on Asian Women “Let’s Link Together and Create a More Sustainable Future”
  • Republic of Korea – Study Tour

No. 52 March 2008


Asian Breeze No.51

  • WOMEN TODAY― by Ms. Naoko YAMAZAKI, Astronaut
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Population and Gender (Part 3)―The Cairo Program of Action and Fertility Transition”
  • KFAW FY2007 Visiting Researcher
  • KFAW Joint Research Report “Opening the Door to Migrant Care Workers for the Elderly in Japan – What Can We Learn from the EU and East Asia?”

No. 51 October 2007


Asian Breeze No.50

  • WOMEN TODAY “How Happy is our Planet?”

― by Mr. Nic MARKS, head of center for well-being, the new economics foundation (net)

  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Population and Gender (Part 2)―Mortality and Gender in Developing Countries”
  • Participating in the 51st Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women
  • JICA Seminar on Gender Perspective in Environment and Development

No. 50 June 2007


Asian Breeze No.49

  • WOMEN TODAY “6th East Asian Women’s Forum”

― by Ms. Zhao Shaohua, Vice President and Member of the Secretariat of the All-China Women’s Federation

  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Population and Gender (Part 1)―Gender Equality and Falling Birth Rates”
  • The 17th Kitakyushu Conference on Asian Women “Creating a Just and Plentiful Future―What is the Education for Sustainable Development?”
  • Foreign Correspondents’ Reports “Women and Disaster”

No. 49 March 2007


Asian Breeze No.48

  • WOMEN TODAY “After Beijing +10 ―The Road Ahead”

― by Ms. Patricia B. Licuanan, President of Miriam College, Philippines, Co-Chair of South East Asia Women Watch (SEAWWatch)

  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake (Part 3)―Women’s Participation in Disaster Reduction and Past- Disaster Reconstruction”
  • KFAW College―An Analysis of Iraqi Issues
  • KFAW Research Report “Expressive Arts Therapy Applied Research Method”

No. 48 November 2006


Asian Breeze No.47

  • WOMEN TODAY ―The “Asian Country” must include a greater role for women

― by Mr. Haruhiko KURODA, President, Asian Development Bank

  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake (Part 2)―Health and the Prevention of Domestic / Sexual Violence”
  • Kitakyushu Residents’ Environmental Forum
  • Participating in the 50th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

No. 47 July 2006


Asian Breeze No.46

Asian Breeze No.46
  • WOMEN TODAY ―”On the Formulation of the second Basic Plan for Gender Equality”

― by Ms. Haniwa NATORI, Director General, Gender Equality Bureau, CABINET OFFICE

  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake (Part 1)―Disasters Serious Impacys on Women”
  • The 16th Kitakyushu Conference on Asian Women (KCAW)―”Women Who Have Made History”
  • Foreign Correspondents’ Reports “Human Rights and Women”

No. 46 March 2006