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
“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”
LGBTIQ+ activism transcends borders and creates bridges
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
Alerta Torta: This story will also be told
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.
Together, Stronger and Alive: Learn more about the organisations we support
Learn more about the organisations we support in the new videos about the Together, Stronger and Alive campaign. Join us in strengthening feminist networks!
“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
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
A Meeting on the Intertwined Project in Uruguay
In 2021, we began working on the project Intertwined (*) in conjunction with FLACSO Uruguay and the civil association El Paso. Under the coordination of FLACSO Uruguay, the project seeks to engage civil society in promoting, protecting and ensuring the respect of women’s rights, recognizing gender violence as a serious violation of human rights, fundamentalContinuar Leyendo A Meeting on the Intertwined Project in Uruguay
The AMI Organisation Transforms a Brothel into a Cultural Centre/School Focused on Gender and Diversity
“Transforming a Site of Sexual Exploitation to One Where People’s Rights Are Respected.” That is how the founders of Asociación Mundo Igualitario (Equal World Association, or AMI), an organisation in the city of Mar del Plata (Buenos Aires Province, Argentina) describes the new AMI Culture and Education Centre. This is an emblematic, transformational site, especiallyContinuar Leyendo The AMI Organisation Transforms a Brothel into a Cultural Centre/School Focused on Gender and Diversity
Together, stronger and alive: Asociación Con Voz
In June, the month of Ni una Menos¹, FMS discusses with organisations that work in the prevention and eradication of gender-based violence their experience during the pandemic and what is most important today.
An initiative for violence-free childhoods
Written by Agustina Juarez Marcos Translated by Christina Hamilton The feminist collective called Las Hilando presents Juntxs en aventura (Exploring Together) – a game for everyone to have fun and promote the rights of the child.