An Essay about how the concept of feminism is situated in today's Thai society and which impacts feminism has had in the society. Further the essay examines the women's movement, their problems, their internal debates and flexible alliances.
By Chalidaporn Songsamphan
Facts and figures about the situation of women in Thailand. An overview about: The political situation, education, alphabetization, women in political decision-making bodies and women on the labor market.
By Dr. Sutada Mekrungruengkul
Mongolian women traditionally had to fulfill a double role: They built Jurten, learned to ride and graze the cattle, just like the men. Furthermore they had to do the housekeeping. They gave birth to several children without bigger rest periods in between. Therefore, they are seen as „heroines of the steppe“.
Indeed, women's sport is generally, at best, ignored in Pakistan, but
2010 proved to be a phenomenal year for the female cricket team of the
country. At the Asia Games taken place in November 2010 in
Guangzhou/China, the young women in their bright green jerseys won the
gold medal for Pakistan.
This film deals with the pakistani farmers movement, which began in 2000 in ten districts of the province Punjab. The film further looks at the important role women played during the protests.
By Shirkat Gah – Women’s Resource Centre
In the film "The Swollen Rivers", the attention is drawn in particular on the gender-specific aspects of the various problems the population had to deal with. Due to traditional patterns of conduct and role models in the Pakistani society, women were and still are especially affected by the events.
The cambodian artist Buth Chan Anochea in a Radio Feature about her paintings on the exhibition “Hey sister, where are you going?” where ten female artists present their masterpieces, which express women in society.