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.
Taking care of life means protecting the wetlands: Antofagasta resists to safeguard water and salt flats
In Antofagasta, Catamarca province (Argentina), lithium extraction puts high-altitude wetlands in La Puna area at risk. On World Wetlands Day, we share a video made with Luciana Fernández, a member of the organisation called Antofagasta por el Agua y los Salares, to share more about how they work to defend water and life. On WorldContinuar Leyendo Taking care of life means protecting the wetlands: Antofagasta resists to safeguard water and salt flats
“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”
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
Bernarda Pesoa and her struggles: land, water, community
Bernarda Pesoa is 41 years old. She has two daughters, three sons and three grandchildren. She lives in Villa Hayes, in the Presidente Hayes department, where the Paraguayan Chaco begins. Bernarda is Qom, she is a craftswoman and a human rights activist.
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? ”.
CSW66: An opportunity to understand why the feminist funding is key to tackling the global climate crisis
The 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), the largest United Nations (UN) meeting on gender equality, is taking place from 14 to 22 March.
Climate Justice as a Response to the Crisis: We Participated at the Cop 26 Summit
On Saturday, November 6, at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, we joined the panel discussion organised by Euroclima+ on the protection of ecosystems from the perspectives of climate justice, gender and vulnerable groups.