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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.79

  • WOMEN TODAY―”Redefining Gender Equality” by Ms. Kira APPEL, Chief Advisor to the Minister and Deputy Head of Department for Gender Equality, working for the Minister for Gender Equality, Kingdom of Denmark
  • CURRENT ISSUES SERIES―”Globalization of Gender Inequalities: Discussions from the Perspectives of Foreign Domestic Workers (Part 2)” by Ms. Reiko OGAWA, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu University
  • FEATURES―The 27th Kitakyushu Conference of Asian Women “No One Will Be Left Behind”
  • Reports on KFAW Study Tours in Hanoi and Sendai
  • The 26th KFAW Foreign Correspondent Reports
  • No. 79 March, 2017


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