Publications

Asian Breeze

The “Asian Breeze” is a newsletter published in English and Japanese by Kitakyushu Forum on Asian Women/KFAW. It covers a wide range of up-to-date topics such as gender equality, empowerment of all of women and girls, SDGs and environmental issues and so on, allowing you to see 'Asian women today'. We hope you will enjoy reading it.



An Overview of Gender Based Violence in Pakistan

 

―JAWARIA ARZOO KASHIF(Practicing Lawyer)

 

Asian Breeze vol 102 features Jawaria Arzoo Kashif, a practicing lawyer in Pakistan, who discusses gender-based violence (GBV) in Pakistan. Ranked 6th worst country for women in the Reuters Foundation’s index of the most dangerous countries for women, this article sharply discusses the current situation in Pakistan and the development of laws from a lawyer’s perspective.


Ajia Josei Kenkyu

Ajia Josei Kenkyu


Ajia Josei Kenkyu(Japanese) has annually been published in Japanese by Kitakyushu Forum on Asian Women (KFAW) since 1992. Volumes 1 to 18 include papers, articles and book reviews contributed by researchers inside and outside of KFAW on such topics as development, environment and peace from a gender perspective. From volume 19 onwards, Ajia Josei Kenkyu include reports by KFAW researchers as well information on the KFAW Research Division's activities.



The latest issue
Vol.33(Japanese)(March,2024)


KFAW Working Paper

KFAW Working Paper


KFAW started publishing the KFAW Working Paper Series in 2011. (mostly in Japanese)



List of KFAW Working Paper


Journal of Asian Women's Studies

Journal of Asian Women's Studies (JAWS) has annually been published in English by Kitakyushu Forum on Asian Women since 1992. JAWS, volumes 1 to 17 provided an interdisciplinary forum that critically considered knowledge and strategies for empowerment of women in Asia and other countries by inviting papers, articles and book reviews from academics and practitioners of various countries. From volume 18 onwards, JAWS includes papers contributed by researchers outside of KFAW* and reports on activities of KFAW researchers as an E-journal.
* At the moment, we don't accept any papers from outside of KFAW.



The latest issue
Vol.29(March, 2023)