Proposed Session - Gender, Activism and Security

When: 23 June 2017 | 13:00 - 16:15

Location: Faculty of Political Science (PO) – Room 103


  • Philippe Doneys (Chair)

    • A brief introduction to the studies on “Empowerment and Security for Low-Income Women in Four Mekong Countries (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam)”

    • “Women’s New Political Space in Thailand”

  • Marc Voelker and Farid Safi

    • What do low-income women fear the most? Who do they turn to in times of reversals or need? Evidence from four countries

  • Norm Sina

    • Case study from Cambodia: low-income women negotiating with local authorities

  • Duanghathai Buranajaroenkij

    • Case study from Thailand: Women’s participation in social movements and women’s input into the making of social policy

  • Kanokphan Jongjarb and Donna L. Doane

    • Implications for social protection policies in the Mekong sub-region



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