“The proposed national law on Mapuche or indigenous peoples traditional/ancestral medicine has to do with the recognition of Mapuche medicine specialists who, despite rejection and prohibition to practice, still exist because they resist.” We invited Mapuche political scientist Verónica Azpiroz Cleñan to reflect on health, interculturality and rights within the framework of the International DayContinuar Leyendo Following the path of the weskel and lawen towards a Mapuche medicine law
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 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.
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
Learn more about the organisations we support in the new videos about the Together, Stronger and Alive campaign. Join us in strengthening feminist networks!
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.
“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”.
“Faced with false solutions, we ask ourselves: What are the real needs of the communities? Are women really asking for turbines, batteries, transgenics? ”.
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
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