This series is about female farmers in Ghana and in Denmark. It is about women who show that small scale farming and sustainable agriculture is the only way forward. Women who, by their actions, fight the oppression of capitalism, patriarchy and neocolonialism. Women who say no to conventional farming, no … Read more
Interview with Miriam Nobre*, agronomist and feminist activist with the World March of Women in Brazil, for Nyéléni Newsletter
What challenges do the rise of neofascism and conservatism in Latin America pose to Food Sovereignty? The attempts by conservative sectors to return to the patriarchal family model are added to the dismantling of public policies that promote young people staying in the countryside, and the alliance between agribusiness, drug … Read more
Controversial Citizenship Law brings new wave of mobilizations against the far-right wing
In India there have been massive demonstrations against a new Citizenship Law that came into force in January, which grants nationality to refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh, except Muslims. In December, tens of people were murdered in the repression of mobilizations, and hundreds were arrested. Those who oppose the … Read more
Friends of the Earth International demanded Gender Justice on March 8th. Photo gallery from different regions.
On 8 March 2020, millions of people worldwide joined together online and in the streets, to raise their voices for women’s autonomy and rights, gender justice, and feminist solidarity. Friends of the Earth International and its groups around the world mobilised for this International Women’s Day of Struggle. They joined … Read more
Why do feminists around the world need to march in 2020? Video produced by the World March of Women
This is the year of the 5th International Action of the World March of Women and it marks the 20th anniversary of the movement. Under the theme “we resist to live, we march to transform”, women will have a busy international agenda from 8 March through 17 October.
Friends of the Earth International joins the World March of Women’s 5th International Action
“We resist to live, we march to transform!” is the slogan for the 5th International Action by the World March of Women, set to begin on 8 March, 2020. Every five years, the World March of Women (WMW) prepares an international action which brings together women’s movements, to take action … Read more
COPINH launched investigation about alleged mastermind of the murder of Berta Cáceres. He has links with extractive companies.
After 42 months of the political femicide of Berta Cáceres in Honduras, and while people await the definitive ruling against the seven men accused as the perpetrators of the crime and the beginning of the trial against David Castillo as one of the masterminds, the organization that was coordinated by the … Read more
The struggles of black, lesbian, bisexual, transgender women for the right to be themselves
Feminism has to be antipatriarchal, anticapitalist and antiracist. Since 1992, July 25 marks the International Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women’s Day. The commemoration of this day was decided at the first meeting of Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women. Today, Real World Radio wants to highlight the voices and … Read more
Members of the Gender Justice and Dismantling Patriarchy Working Group of Friends of the Earth International met in Montevideo
This was the third meeting of Friends of the Earth International´s Working Group since it was created. From May 2 to 5, its members analyzed what has been done so far and the steps to follow. Friends of the Earth International (FoEI) seeks to mainstream the feminist perspective and gender … Read more
They were detained in Rio two days before the anniversary of the murder - The masterminds have not been found yet
Retired military police officer Ronnie Lessa (48) and former military police Élcio Vieira de Queiroz (46) were arrested in the early morning of March 12, accused of being the ones who executed Marielle Franco, councilwoman of PSOL Party and her driver, Anderson Gomes, almost a year ago. The arrest was … Read more