“The proposed national law on Mapuche or indigenous peoples traditional/ancestral medicine has to do with the recognition of Mapuche medicine specialists who, despite rejection and prohibition to practice, still exist because they resist.” We invited Mapuche political scientist Verónica Azpiroz Cleñan to reflect on health, interculturality and rights within the framework of the International DayContinuar Leyendo Following the path of the weskel and lawen towards a Mapuche medicine law
May 1 is an opportunity to commemorate, but perhaps also to question ourselves and give new meanings to old slogans, as well as challenge ourselves to construct new social subjects. Latin America is a continent that was and is experiencing deep inequalities, exacerbated by dictatorial governments and which today, in 2023 and post pandemic, findsContinuar Leyendo “How much work for…”: Towards an embodied Labour Day
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”
There are elections on Sunday, October 10, 2021 in Paraguay. We asked Marcella Zub Centeno, a feminist lawyer specialising in gender and human rights, to write about the political participation of women in Paraguay and about the opportunities and obstacles in these elections.
On June 24, 2021, Argentina’s Congress passed the Transgender Labor Quota/Integration Act, also known as the Diana Sacayán-Lohana Act. Claudia Vásquez Haro, one of the activists who contributed to this milestone in Argentine democracy, agreed to share her thoughts on this process with us. “Our movement has demanded to participate in our country’s emotional agenda,”Continuar Leyendo A Law that Restores the Dignity of Argentina’s Trans Population
We want to share some of the strategies that Fondo de Mujeres del Sur developed to adapt to recent new challenges. Much remains to be done, but if one thing is clear to us it is that together and organised we can continue working to eradicate violence, strengthen investments in socio-environmental and gender justice, promoteContinuar Leyendo How to survive the pandemic and keep building movements
Gender violence is the result of a patriarchal society structure on the basis of deep and historical inequalities between genders. These inequalities, socially sustained and transmitted from generation to generation, constitute an instrumental violence, which enables and perpetuates domination over women’s bodies and dissident sexualities. Why should we put gender-based violence back at the centerContinuar Leyendo Isolated, not alone: Gender violence in times of quarantine