The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) will hold the first ever Asia Pacific Feminist Forum (APFF) on 12-14 December 2011 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The APFF will bring together women activists, lawyers, academics, advocates and youth leaders to celebrate our collective achievements, reflect on our challenges and shifting political environments, deepen feminist knowledge and analysis, strengthen our sisterhood, solidarity and collaboration and reaffirm our resolve to advance women’s rights.
For more information visit the APWLD website.
Workshops will focus on:
1. Knowledge building: to share new scholarship, analysis, and understandings in key areas of challenges confronting the women’s movement in the region.
2. Skills building: to develop strategies and practical skills that can aid women’s rights advocacy.
3. Movement building: to strengthen collaboration across nations or regions and build new movements that reflect current challenges.
4. Our Well-being: Massage, dance, song writing workshops, and other creative workshops for our well being.