visit to Holland
For 5-10 Indonesian people involved with hiv/aids, gay issues, there
will be a chance to pay a work visit to Holland this year, to see how
Holland deals with the hiv/aids problematics related to gay people in
particular, and people with hiv/aids in general.
Tickets and accomodation will be sponsored by Dutch Aids
To make a chance to be one of the lucky people you have to send the
1. your name and photo
2. a short introduction to the organisation you work for/with in
maximum 500 words
3. The reason WHY you think YOU should win the invitation
4. email of both you and your organisation
5. Contact address of your organisation
Those who receive an invitation will receive a ticket, accomodation
and all other expenses paid (including passport/visa) .
Your own organisation will also receive a donation for their work.
entries should be in Before March first at:
From: Claudio Schuftan <cschuftan@phmoveme
Date: Jan 13, 2008 1:59 AM
Subject: PHA-Exch> Conference on Womanhood: Needs,
Rights, Development and Cultural Diversity in Asia
To: pha-exchange@ phm.kabissa. org
Conference on Womanhood: Needs, Rights, Development
and Cultural Diversity in Asia to be held in Davao
City, Southern Philippines on March 28-30, 2008.
Presenter-participa nts have various topics to choose
from: From women's bodies to self-organization,
economic justice, governance, peace, security and
Abstract deadline: January 30, 2008
Travel Cost: Free for Southeast Asian Presenters
Registration: USD 250 (Free for Southeast
WOMEN Conference Workshop
"Womanhood: Needs, Rights, Development and Cultural
Diversity in Asia "
Ateneo de Davao University- Conference Room
Jacinto St., Davao City, Phillippines
March 28-30, 2008
WOMEN STUDIES AND RESOURCE CENTER, Inc
In Cooperation with
Mindanao Working Group on Reproductive Health and
Center for Women's Resources
Dear Colleagues, Friends and Visitors
Women Studies and Resource Center, Inc.(WSRC) is a
non-government organization which aims to raise the
level of consciousness of women in Mindanao toward
their significant participation in social
transformation. It also provides support services to
various women groups involved in the movement for
change. Specifically, research and documentation are
of its support services. WSRC has done
exploratory and participatory researches on women
issues with grassroots women.
WSRC is set to host a conference-workshop on March
28-30, 2008 here in Davao City at Ateneo de Davao
University Conference Room and Grand Menseng Hotel
with the title "Womanhood: Needs, Rights, Development
and Cultural Diversity in Asia .
The conference envisions a strong network of women
researchers contributing to the enrichment of women
research in Southeast Asia towards developing
integrative framework. It aims to encourage
researchers on concepts of women's rights and women's
life experiences in Asia communities.
The conference utilizes symposia and workshops to
maximize participation and to evoke more ideas,
insights, and reflections of women doing research with
It is in this light that WSRC invites you or your
organization to be one of the
presenters on the said
conference based on the Conference theme and thematic
area of your choice (please see attached). Kindly send
us your abstract before January 15, 2008 for
consideration and review of the Conference Screening
We hope you can join us in this effort and we look
forward to working with you.
Yours for the Preparatory Committee,
SGD. Luzviminda C. Ilagan SGD. Mae Fe Ancheta-Templa
SGD. Rosena D. Sanchez SGD. Lourdesita Sobrevega-Chan
PARTICIPANTS are invited to submit abstracts within
the field of the Thematic Areas.
"Womanhood: Needs, Rights, development and Cultural
Diversity in Asia "
1. Women's Bodies
This area is a Journey from Maternal Health to Women's
Health to Reproductive Health to Reproductive Rights
Integrity" (Reproduction, Sexuality and
Health) as a main concern.
This thematic area covers the following concerns and
1.1 Taking Care of Ourselves
Eating Well - Nutritional Care
Alcohol, tobacco, and other mood altering drugs
Complementary Health Practices
Environmental and Occupational Health
Violence and Abuse
1.2 Relationships and Sexuality
Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
Relationships with men
Relationships with women
1.3 Sexual Health
Sexual autonomy, Reproduction and the Menstrual Cycle
Sexually transmitted Infections
HIV and AIDS
1.4 Reproductive Choices
1.5 Child bearing
The First Year of Parenting
Infertility and Assisted
1.6 Growing Older
Midlife and Menopause
Our later years
1.7 Medical Problems and Procedures Unique to Women
Special Concerns for Women
1.8 Knowledge is Power
Navigating the Health Care System
The Politics of Women's Health
Organizing for Change
2. Discrimination and Violence Against Women
The theme revolves around Cultural and Subjective
Differences on the Basis of Different Life experiences
of Girls, Young and Maturing Women. It covers the
following concerns and issues:
2.1 Equal Pay for Equal Work.
2.2 Education for Girls and Women
2.3 Sexual Violence
2.4 Legal, cultural, or religious practices by which
women are systematically discriminated against
2.5 Domestic Violence
2.6 Refugee and Internally Displaced Women
2.7 Migration and Sex trafficking
2.8 Women Workers
2.8.1 Pregnancy exams as a condition of work and deny
2.8.2 Deny legal contracts
2.8.3 Deny maternity benefits and other health
2.8.4 Deny breastfeeding support
2.8. 5 Deny retraining programs
2.8. 6 Deny work in downsizing
2.8. 7 forced labor
2.8.8 excessive working hours
2.9 Women in State Custody
2.9.2 Inappropriate sexual touching
2.9.4 Excessive pat-downs and strip searches
2.9.5 Use of sexualized language
2.9.6 Other forms of torture
2.10 Rape as a Weapon of War
2.11 Institutionalized violence
2.12 Violence and HIV and AIDS
This area covers Ethnicity, Class, Religion and Gender
Definitions in other Laws and Customary Laws. The
concerns and issues include:
3.1 National movement for social transformation and
3.2 Collective identities: Class and Gender
3.3 Ethnicity and the Woman Question
3.4 Religion and the Woman
3.5 Fundamentalism and the Woman Question
3.5 Labels and Women's Sexual Identity
3.6 Violence and Women's Identities
3.7 Collective Identities: Class and Gender
4. Poverty and Economic Justice
This area tackles Poverty Alleviation, Displacement,
Migration, Victimization, and Exclusion.
Concerns and issues include:
4.1. Women's Economic Security and Rights
4.2 Women, Trade and Economic Policies
4.2 Women and Privatization of social/public services
4.3 Women and Development Aggression
4.4 Women and Aid Effectiveness
4.5 Women, Socioeconomic Work and Entrepreneurship
4.6 Women and Social Credit
4.7 Migration and Women
4.8 Women's Access to Market, Goods and Services
4.9 Women and Environment
5.0 Women and Consumerism
5. Peace, Security and Development
This area covers aggression (disarmament) ,
demilitarization, resource access and control,
national chauvinism, sustainable
development. It includes the following:
5.1 Women and the Peace Talks
5.2 Women and Human Security
5.3 Women, War and Human Rights
6. Citizenship, participation and self-organization
This area covers women organizing, electoral/legislati
ve struggles ( political participation)
Conference Specific objectives:
1. To examine the diversity of womanhood in the
context of "Asian roots and values" and women's human
2. To act on women research needs in Asia-Pacific with
activists in various fields.
3. To form the basis of a broad research network of
women researchers in collaboration with researchers
from other regions in the globe and conscious effort
of links between young and maturing researchers.
4. To provide a venue for exchange of ideas,
information and reflections on three decades of
research since the declaration of International Decade
for Women with particular focus on womanist research
methods and ethics.
5. To promote the role and functions of the Southeast
Asian academics engaged in women research to the
advancement of women's position and status.
The official language of the Conference is English.
A number of hotel rooms in different price categories,
ranging from luxury hotels to bed-and-breakfasts, will
be offered. Full information will be given in the
Abstract Deadline: January 30, 2008
Travel Cost : Free for Southeast Asian
Registration: USD 250 (Free for Southeast Asian
A comprehensive social programme as well as Pre-and
Post Conference tours will be arranged for
participants and accompanying persons.
Women Studies and Resource Center
Mailing address: c/o BCCF # 16 Marang St. Jereza
Subd., Bajada, Davao City Philippines 8000
Tel. No. (63-82)...
Mobile Phone : +630926...
E-mail Add: wsrc82dc@yahoo
(Ms) Anabelle B. Ragsag
PhD Candidate | Development Studies
Center for Development Research (ZEF a) ,
Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitaet
Walter Flex Strasse 3, 53113 Bonn, Germany aragsag@uni
Office (+49) (228) 73 49 81
Mobile (+49) 176 217 96 785 Reminder: Diskusi dengan Tom Michel (Kamis, 17/02/2008)
Jesuit Fr. Tom Michel, an American, is a veteran of Christian/Muslim relations and a longtime observer of the Turkish
scene. When he worked at the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue, Michel was the Vaticans point person on Islam, and he now heads the Jesuit office for inter-religious affairs. He teaches regularly in Turkey. He is an author of A Christian Explains His Belief to Moslem
The Discussion will be held on:
Date: Thursday, January 17, 2008
Time: 15:00 to 17.00
Venue: Graduate School of Gadjah Mada University, third floor, room 306
Theme: Inter-religious Dialogue Among Catholics
The discussion is free of charge please invite your friends to join the discussion!! !
Ismail Yahya <ismail.yh@gmail
. com> wrote: Salam dari Solo,
Saya pingin hadir hari itu Pak Zainal....kalau tidak ada halangan...
Saya teringat buku Ibnu Taymiyah "Al-Jawab as-Shohih li man Baddala din
al-Masih" diterjemahkan oleh Thomas Michel. Saya baca waktu saya di ANU dulu
walaupun tidak sampe
khatam membacanya:) .
On 1/3/08, Zainal Abidin Bagir <ZAB.milis@gmail
. com> wrote:
> Karena sudah disampaikan Hari, saya sambung saja. Dari korespondensi
> terakhir dengan beliau, disepakati akan datang ke CRCS:
> HARI: Kamis 17 Januari,
> WAKTU: Jam 15.00 - 17.00
> TOPIK: Inter-religious dialogue di kalangan Katolik akhir-akhir ini
> "Akhir-akhir ini" tentu mencakup juga (terutama?) periodenya Paus
> XVI yang sekarang ini, yang sudah beberapa kali bikin "kejutan" dalam soal
> hubungan antar-agama.
> Sayang sekali, memang, tanggal 17 itu semester belum dimulai, dan sebagian
> mahasiswa mungkin belum di Yogya, tapi tak ada alternatif. Jadi, untuk
> ada di Yogya, mari datang ke acara yang saya yakin akan amat menarik ini.
> Teman-teman dari luar CRCS juga boleh
> z a
> On Jan 2, 2008 6:36 PM, hari muryanto <haribaik@gmail. com<haribaik%40gmail. com>>
> > Teman-teman, saya turut berduka atas semua kejadian yang melanda kita,
> > seolah tidak pernah ada jeda: banjir, longsor, angin, dll. Tapi saya
> > yakin itu semua tidak akan menjadikan kita patah arang. Semoga ke
> > depan kita mampu memberi kontribusi buat keselamatan bersama. Amin.
> > Kaitannya dengan aktivitas kita di CRCS, beberapa hari yang lalu saya
> > ketemu Pak Zainal perihal kehadiran Romo Tom Michel ke Yogya.
> > Teman-teman tentu sudah tahu Romo Tom. Dia pernah lama mengajar di
> > Yogya, dan dapat dikatakan memulai aktivitas interfaith dialognya di
> > Yogya. Ratusan tulisan tentang interreligious dialog sudah lahir
> > darinya, salah
satu yang penting dan sudah menjadi klasik adalah "A
> > Christian Explains His Belief to Moslem". Dia pernah menjadi
> > penanggungjawab Kantor Urusan Hubungan dengan Islam semasa Paus
> > Yohannes Paulus II. Sekarang dia adalah Sekretaris Dialog Antaragama,
> > Serikat Jesuit. Nah, karena kita berada pada wilayah itu juga, maka
> > saya mengontak Pak Zainal dan mengusulkan untuk mengundang dia ke
> > CRCS. Saya belum mendapat jawabannya, tetapi menurut saya dia hampir
> > dipastikan mau ngomong di CRCS, mungkin sebelum tgl 20 Jan. Akan bagus
> > sekali kalau kita bisa datang dan mendengarkan living thoughts dari
> > embahnya Interreligious Dialog dari umat Katolik.
> > Begitu dulu, mudah-mudahan kita selalu bisa mendapatkan sesuatu yang
> > berguna dan memberikannya kepada orang lain.
> [Non-text portions of this message
have been removed]
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Civilization (ISRAC) STAIN Surakarta, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
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