Let's stop all forms of violence against women

25th of November: International Day against Gender Violence

On the occasion of the International day to eliminate violence against women, the European Coordination Via Campesina reasserts her commitment to this struggle and undertakes to do her bit from the rural environment.

In Europe, there has been a considerable progress made in legislative matters so far; however, we have not managed to bring this curse to an end yet, which causes thousands of women and young girls to suffer from male violence each year. There is still a long row to hoe.

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Against marginalizing food and agricultural system, proposal for food sovereignty

Women peasants rally commemorating the 2009 World Food Day, Indonesia

JAKARTA--About 100 women peasant member of Serikat Petani Indonesia (SPI) gathered at the Hotel Indonesia roundabout, Jakarta (16/10) commemorating the 2009 World Food Day. They were doing a peaceful rally by walking around the big fountain.

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Korea: Women Peasants demand rice price stabilization

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Women peasants in Korea are furious. On October 20, 2009, around 200 women peasants of the Korean Peasant Women Association (KWPA) gathered at Yeuido in front of parliament, demanding a guarantee for rice prices and a resumption and legalization of rice aid to North Korea.

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La Via Campesina Asian women's exchange program to stop violence against women in Bangladesh

Peasant women from the Asian La Via Campesina movements in The Philippines, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, South Korea, Nepal and India visited Bangladesh for an exchange visit program organized by Bangladesh Kisani Sabha (BKS) and Bangladesh Krishok Federation (BKF) from the 7-14 Aug 09. The aim of the visit was to empower women at national and regional levels and create public awareness of La Via Campesina’s campaign to stop violence against women – physical, economic, psychological, and social violence.

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