CSBR hosts Project CARE: A regional program on holistic well-being & the sustainability of queer, trans and intersex activism in Asia
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In February 2018, CSBR launched Project CARE: Continuous and Responsive Empowerment through well-being initiatives for LGBTI human rights defenders in SSEA–a regional program in partnership with Asia Pacific Trans Network (APTN), ASEAN SOGI Caucus (ASC), …

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Documentary: The Reformer of Wringin Sukowono (Indonesia)

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This video, created by Institute for Women’s Empowerment, tells the story of the struggles of Najma Milla and her husband Nurul to establish an Islamic boarding school (pesantren) which is at the same time a public school, rather than being solely based on religion. This model of boarding-cum-public school did not previously exist in Wringin Sukowono Village (Jember District, East Java).

Still from The Reformer of Wringin Sukowono. (Credit: IWE/WELDD)

The Reformer of Wringin Sukowono. (Credit: IWE/WELDD)

Najma Milla is an alumna of RAHIMA in Indonesia, and is featured in this film as a truly innovative and successful feminist leader in her community.

Read more about Najma’s story from the Women’s Empowerment & Leadership Development (WELDD) program by WLUML.

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