Thursday, May 23, 2024
Home Topics Women

Women

What the FARC?

0
'Leonor: The Story of a Lost Childhood' is not a simple story of bad left-wing guerrillas, good right-wing army—it is one in which the dehumanisation of women forms a prevailing undercurrent of the pursuit or exercise of power by men of all stripes in even the most quotidian circumstances.

Yuturi Warmi, Ecuador’s first Indigenous guard led by Kichwa women

0
In 2020, over 40 Kichwa women began to organise themselves in defence of their territory and to expel mining from the Ecuadorian Amazon. This is how Yuturi Warmi, the first Indigenous guard led by women in the region began.

Moira Millán: urgent situation of Indigenous people in Patagonia

0
Moira and Vilma had travelled from southern Patagonia to Europe to spread awareness of the urgent situation for Indigenous peoples in the south of Argentina, and to strengthen bonds of international solidarity. 

Solidarity with Mapuche defenders

0
Two Indigenous activists from ancestral lands now known as Argentina visited the UK last week for a convergence of global social movements, hosted by War on Want.

Reflecting on the Women Resisting Violence project

0
The Women Resisting Violence project was successful in bringing women together, internationalizing the fight against VAWG, raising awareness of Latin Americans’ campaigns against violence, and reaching a wide audience engaged with social issues.

Brazilian women in London’s delivery sector

0
Arts project and exhibition Who’s Behind Your Order? focuses on showing the overlapping types of exploitation faced by migrant women in the delivery sector.

Honduras legalizes emergency contraception

0
Following more than 13 years of prohibition and a year of demands by feminist activists, Honduras’ first female president, Xiomara Castro, legalized emergency contraception pills without exceptions

Mexico: Domestic workers update

0
Women Resisting Violence Collective author Marilyn Thomson reports from Mexico on the struggle of domestic workers organisations, catching up with leaders she interviewed for the 2022 Women Resisting Violence book.

Hogar Seguro Tragedy: no support from Guatemalan State

0
Three of the 15 survivors of the fire at the Virgen de la Asunción Orphanage have not been receiving the lifetime pension granted to them by the Guatemalan Congress. Why not?

La Pampa: The horrors of illegal gold mining

0
This impactful drama from Peruvian director Dorian Fernández Moris recounts life for women in the hellish La Pampa, an illegal gold mining site in the Peruvian Amazon.

Stay in touch

4,163FansLike
3,692FollowersFollow
87SubscribersSubscribe