Grantee organisations supported by Fondo de Mujeres del Sur, from different Latin American countries, participated in the Forum sessions. Some members of the FMS Executive Team accompanied them, and we took advantage of the opportunity to meet up and exchange stories, projects and strategies.
United Nations Water Conference: “It is an opportunity for water to be considered a common good”
From March 22 to 24, the United Nations Water Conference was held in New York (United States). Almost 50 years after the first conference, representatives of the States and civil society met again with a central focus: how to generate actions to care for water in the face of an unprecedented climate crisis. Bernarda Pesoa,Continuar Leyendo United Nations Water Conference: “It is an opportunity for water to be considered a common good”
What is the world we dream of like? 8M in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay
Since 2016, March 8 has become known as the International Feminist Strike 8M. The broad movement that called the strike and that promotes this directive invited women and diversities to leave their private spaces (work and home) to congregate in the streets around the world, in order to make the invisible visible: their power toContinuar Leyendo What is the world we dream of like? 8M in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay
Presencia Joven: collective work, artivism and the challenge of breaking sexuality education taboos
In Encarnación, Paraguay, an organisation of young people and adolescents uses social networks as a tool to promote information on sexual and (non) reproductive rights. Learn more about Presencia Joven.
For community and gender just climate solutions: we participated in the United Nations Water Conference
The United Nations Water Conference (March 22-24, New York) is an opportunity to understand why feminist funding is key for real solutions to the climate crisis. Find out more about our participation.
The Leading from the South consortium returns to international face-to-face events at CSW67
Leading from the South (LFS) was present at CSW67 (the sixty-seventh session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women) with the panel “The Power and Politics of Leading from the South”, which was part of the events organised in parralel to the UN meeting.
Taking care of life means protecting the wetlands: Antofagasta resists to safeguard water and salt flats
In Antofagasta, Catamarca province (Argentina), lithium extraction puts high-altitude wetlands in La Puna area at risk. On World Wetlands Day, we share a video made with Luciana Fernández, a member of the organisation called Antofagasta por el Agua y los Salares, to share more about how they work to defend water and life. On WorldContinuar Leyendo Taking care of life means protecting the wetlands: Antofagasta resists to safeguard water and salt flats
15 years of Fondo de Mujeres del Sur: coming together, celebrating and recharging the collective energy
The highlight of the year at Fondo de Mujeres del Sur (FMS) was our anniversary. We celebrated a decade and a half of work reinforcing feminisms in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.
In movement: feminist alternatives gain ground in the Latin American economy
At the end of 2021, Fondo de Mujeres del Sur (FMS), in alliance with the Global Fund for Women (GFW), organised a survey of organisations from Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.
“The reproduction of life is also the grounds for the construction of affectivity”
Silvia Federici is a sociologist and philosopher, teacher and feminist activist. Fondo de Mujeres del Sur invited her to talk about the importance of popular feminisms and the power of the collective as a practice and political perspective. We were left with a remarkable reflection after sharing with Silvia as part of our 15th anniversaryContinuar Leyendo “The reproduction of life is also the grounds for the construction of affectivity”