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.
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”
On Friday, September 2, we gathered in Montevideo, Uruguay, for our first fifteen-year anniversary celebration. On September 23 we celebrated in Asunción, Paraguay, and on October 21 in Córdoba, Argentina.
More than 150 activists from all over the country came together with part of the FMS Board of Directors and Executive Team for two days in the mountains around Córdoba. The activists were from organisations supported by FMS through the following programmes: Networks and Alliances Free from Violence – REDAL, Fundamentally Feminists, Strengthening Women EnvironmentalContinuar Leyendo Reinforcing feminist care networks: Multi Programme gathering in Argentina
Paraguay is preparing for general elections in 2023. In the pre-election context, debate about parity and the political participation of diverse women, identities and sexualities are back on the agenda. It is fundamental that power is discussed from a feminist perspective. Here are some key points taken from the forum called Political Participation and TransformativeContinuar Leyendo Third political participation forum. Collective notes on power
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
Bernarda Pesoa is 41 years old. She has two daughters, three sons and three grandchildren. She lives in Villa Hayes, in the Presidente Hayes department, where the Paraguayan Chaco begins. Bernarda is Qom, she is a craftswoman and a human rights activist.
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.
Learn more about the organisations we support in the new videos about the Together, Stronger and Alive campaign. Join us in strengthening feminist networks!
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.