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
Presencia Joven: collective work, artivism and the challenge of breaking sexuality education taboos
In Encarnación, Paraguay, an organisation of young people and adolescents uses social networks as a tool to promote information on sexual and (non) reproductive rights. Learn more about Presencia Joven.
The Leading from the South consortium returns to international face-to-face events at CSW67
Leading from the South (LFS) was present at CSW67 (the sixty-seventh session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women) with the panel “The Power and Politics of Leading from the South”, which was part of the events organised in parralel to the UN meeting.
“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”
Third political participation forum. Collective notes on power
Paraguay is preparing for general elections in 2023. In the pre-election context, debate about parity and the political participation of diverse women, identities and sexualities are back on the agenda. It is fundamental that power is discussed from a feminist perspective. Here are some key points taken from the forum called Political Participation and TransformativeContinuar Leyendo Third political participation forum. Collective notes on power
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.
Strengthening feminist networks in Paraguay
On Saturday, May 28, we met with 27 organisations supported in Paraguay through the following programmes: Leading from the South; Networks and Alliances Free of Violence; Our Rights, Our Pride; Fundamentally Feminists and We Want Us Alive.
Toward a Construction of Bañado de Sur Feminism
THE POLITICS OF SELF-CARE AMONG WOMEN AND THE LGBTIQ+ POPULATION Gabriela Schvartzman and Ana Galeano wrote this story about Jessica Arias and Rebeldes del Sur, an organization from Bañado Sur (Asunción, Paraguay). Later, Fábrica Memética worked with Jessica and the Fondo de Mujeres del Sur team to do a graphic adaptation of the story.Continuar Leyendo Toward a Construction of Bañado de Sur Feminism
Community Radio as a Tool for Autonomy among Indigenous Working Women
Gabriela Schvartzman and Ana Galeano wrote this story about Venancia Cáceres and the Yvopey Renda women’s group, in the Chaco region of Paraguay. Later, Fábrica Memética worked with Venancia and the Fondo de Mujeres del Sur team to do a graphic adaptation of the story. We shared the story on Human Rights Day because weContinuar Leyendo Community Radio as a Tool for Autonomy among Indigenous Working Women
A well-defined and persistent strategy
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