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
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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.
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
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
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