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.
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
The AMI Organisation Transforms a Brothel into a Cultural Centre/School Focused on Gender and Diversity
“Transforming a Site of Sexual Exploitation to One Where People’s Rights Are Respected.” That is how the founders of Asociación Mundo Igualitario (Equal World Association, or AMI), an organisation in the city of Mar del Plata (Buenos Aires Province, Argentina) describes the new AMI Culture and Education Centre. This is an emblematic, transformational site, especiallyContinuar Leyendo The AMI Organisation Transforms a Brothel into a Cultural Centre/School Focused on Gender and Diversity
Mapik: The Carob Tree Women
During lockdown, the Mocoví community in the town of Tostado (Santa Fe Province, Argentina) was left without drinking water. The women who are part of Mapik, an organisation supported by Fondo de Mujeres del Sur (FMS) under the Strengthening Environmental Defenders program, built a well to collect rainwater, solving a vital problem. We have wantedContinuar Leyendo Mapik: The Carob Tree Women
An initiative for violence-free childhoods
Written by Agustina Juarez Marcos Translated by Christina Hamilton The feminist collective called Las Hilando presents Juntxs en aventura (Exploring Together) – a game for everyone to have fun and promote the rights of the child.
The story behind VUDAS or how a group of women stood up against the heart of agribusiness
Original Text: Eloísa Oliva Image editing: Natalia Roca Translation: Christina Hamilton “There is a photo of Carmen, standing in front of a truck full of grain, with her rake. She stopped the truck and called us ‘Come on, come on, I have him stopped here! Hurry up!’ ‘I’m coming,’ said Gringa, ‘I haven’t combed myContinuar Leyendo The story behind VUDAS or how a group of women stood up against the heart of agribusiness