From March 22 to 24, the United Nations Water Conference was held in New York (United States). Almost 50 years after the first conference, representatives of the States and civil society met again with a central focus: how to generate actions to care for water in the face of an unprecedented climate crisis. Bernarda Pesoa,Continuar Leyendo United Nations Water Conference: “It is an opportunity for water to be considered a common good”
What is the world we dream of like? 8M in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay
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
For community and gender just climate solutions: we participated in the United Nations Water Conference
The United Nations Water Conference (March 22-24, New York) is an opportunity to understand why feminist funding is key for real solutions to the climate crisis. Find out more about our participation.
Making life the focus: new video about women environmental defenders and the pandemic
During 2021, we spoke with women environmental defenders from Argentina and Paraguay to find out about their experience throughout the pandemic, how it had affected them and the learning experiences it had left them with. We were especially centred on gathering the testimony of organised women who, in different territories, give their all and believeContinuar Leyendo Making life the focus: new video about women environmental defenders and the pandemic
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!
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.
“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
Feminist solutions to the climate crisis: Fondo de Mujeres del Sur at CSW66
This year, for the first time, the central theme of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was linked to the climate crisis, its impact and gender-sensitive solutions. The CSW is the largest United Nations (UN) meeting about gender equality.
Luz Aquilante: “There are so many women who are resisting, planning strategies that differ from this model”
“Our role as a women’s fund is to mobilise financial resources to provide economic, technical and political support in the region and subregion, and contribute to dismantling hegemonic narratives about the environment”.
Ángela Cuenca: “Climate justice is not possible without gender justice”
“Faced with false solutions, we ask ourselves: What are the real needs of the communities? Are women really asking for turbines, batteries, transgenics? ”.