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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.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