At the beginning of August, 2023, organisations from Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay met in Villa Carlos Paz (Córdoba, Argentina) to discuss care and economic justice. It was a meeting facilitated by Fondo de Mujeres del Sur (FMS) in alliance with Fondo Alquimia (Chile).
From a poetry workshop to a civil association, a cooperative, arts, political and skills training workshops and a series of support and self-reflection projects, such as a mental health area and legal advice area, a publishing house and an audiovisual work collective. This is a very broad summary of YoNoFui, a transfeminist and anti-prison collectiveContinuar Leyendo YoNoFui: Prison is no place to live
In June, we began our gatherings with organisations from various programmes. In Paraguay, a virtual meeting was held with grantee organisations of the Women Out Loud programme and, in Uruguay, we gathered in person with new organisations joining Fondo de Mujeres del Sur’s programmes.
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
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”
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
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.
On June 19, it was two years since domestic workers in Paraguay were granted a fundamental right: equal pay. This report is on the Domestic Workers’ Union of Itapúa (SINTRADI), an organisation supported by Fondo de Mujeres del Sur and a protagonist in this process in Paraguay. Written by Julieta Gamarra* Translated by Christina Hamilton
“For us, the popular is just as important as the feminist”. The phrase summarises in a few words several hours of conversation with four women who are part of Casa Comunidad  (CC). We invite you to read about this powerful feminist organisation which set foot in their territories. It challenges the geographical limits ofContinuar Leyendo Casa Comunidad, a feminist and grassroot strategy for a more liveable world