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
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
This is an initiative of the Fondo de Mujeres del Sur, together with María Wonda Gallery. The exhibition “Miradas de mujeres” (Women’s Gazes) remained open to the public from 10 to 31 May at the Club House “Las Delicias”. Ten women photographers from different aesthetics participated. We are attending an extraordinary moment in the historyContinuar Leyendo Ten Women Photographers Gathered their Perspectives for Gender Equality