During 2021, we spoke with women environmental defenders from Argentina and Paraguay to find out about their experience throughout the pandemic, how it had affected them and the learning experiences it had left them with. We were especially centred on gathering the testimony of organised women who, in different territories, give their all and believeContinuar Leyendo Making life the focus: new video about women environmental defenders and the pandemic
Last May, the 2022 ILGA World Conference took place in Long Beach (USA). “If I had to quickly tell someone what I thought of the Conference, I would say that it allowed me to immerse myself with all my senses in a vital database, where information did not circulate on screens but in shared voicesContinuar Leyendo LGBTIQ+ activism transcends borders and creates bridges
Implemented in partnership with Fondo Alquimia (Chile), the programme seeks to provide financial grants and technical and political support to grassroots and intermediate sized organisations in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay that work on actions to further economic justice for diverse women, identities and sexualities.
The organisation called Alerta Torta (Córdoba, Argentina) established places and spaces for lesbian activism such as public assemblies and the Tortazo event in February 2022. On International LGBTIQ+ Pride Day, we want to share Alerta Torta’s story.
Learn more about the organisations we support in the new videos about the Together, Stronger and Alive campaign. Join us in strengthening feminist networks!
On Saturday, May 28, we met with 27 organisations supported in Paraguay through the following programmes: Leading from the South; Networks and Alliances Free of Violence; Our Rights, Our Pride; Fundamentally Feminists and We Want Us Alive.
From the return of democracy to the post-pandemic emergencies. To commemorate the International Day of Action for Women’s Health, we asked Myrian González Vera to share the story of the struggle in Paraguay for access to quality and caring health that is comprehensive and humanised. Myrian works at the Centro de Documentación y Estudios inContinuar Leyendo “It is our right to give birth, be born and live without violence”: The struggle of women for the right to comprehensive health care in Paraguay
This year, for the first time, the central theme of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was linked to the climate crisis, its impact and gender-sensitive solutions. The CSW is the largest United Nations (UN) meeting about gender equality.
“Our role as a women’s fund is to mobilise financial resources to provide economic, technical and political support in the region and subregion, and contribute to dismantling hegemonic narratives about the environment”.
“Faced with false solutions, we ask ourselves: What are the real needs of the communities? Are women really asking for turbines, batteries, transgenics? ”.