Women across Asia are saying NO to COVID, COAL and DEBT! The multiple crises we are facing need measures that transform systems which cause inequality, not band-aid solutions that take us back to business as usual.

Asian Women's Day 2020Last year, we launched a new tradition. Women-led grassroots organizations and movements from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and other parts of Asia held activities, sound barrage and actions, and resoundingly made August 8, the Asian Women's Day (AWD).

This year, under much changed conditions we continue the tradition. We will resist the attempts to restore a system that has only driven inequalities within and between countries, heightened the climate emergency and intensified discriminations of gender, race and ethnicity.

Women across Asia are saying NO to COVID, COAL and DEBT! The multiple crises we are facing need measures that transform systems which cause inequality, not band-aid solutions that take us back to business as usual.

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