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
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 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), the largest United Nations (UN) meeting on gender equality, is taking place from 14 to 22 March.
In 2021, Fondo de Mujeres del Sur organised political training conferences entitled “Intersectional Experiences.” This cycle was designed as an opportunity to provide activists, recognised figures in the field and researchers with online training and dialogue. During the conferences, participants shared their visions during debates on where feminist and LBTIQ+ movements stand within the currentContinuar Leyendo Building the feminism we want, together
On Saturday, November 6, at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, we joined the panel discussion organised by Euroclima+ on the protection of ecosystems from the perspectives of climate justice, gender and vulnerable groups.
Beatriz Ramírez Abella, a new advisor with Fondo de Mujeres del Sur, is an Afro-Uruguayan feminist and dedicated activist. She describes herself as a fighter who has been committed to all struggles—class, race and gender—within both social movements and politics. “Access to power is the key,” says Beatriz, in reference to a battle she refersContinuar Leyendo Beatriz Ramírez Abella: “In my view, Fondo de Mujeres del Sur is a politically engaged organisation”
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.
The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), Fondo Mujeres del Sur (FMS), the International Indigenous Women’s Forum (FIMI), and Women’s Fund Asia (WFA) are excited to share that the Leading from the South (LFS) initiative, which they collectively conceptualised in 2016 to support feminist activism and movement-building in the Global South, has been renewed for anotherContinuar Leyendo Announcing the Renewal of Leading from the South: Five More Years of Funding Feminist Activism and Movement-building in the Global South