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16 October: International Day of Action for Peoples’ Food Sovereignty and against Transnational Corporations

This October 16, the International Day of Action for Peoples’ Food Sovereignty and against Transnational corporations, we call for action by organised social movements, unions, universities, the media and people’s governments that prioritise their peoples. We call for increased pressure to enforce farmers’ rights and for public policies based on food sovereignty and not on... Read more →

25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

From 25 to 30 November 2019, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, La Via Campesina is calling upon its members and allies to carry out mobilisations and actions to strengthen our collective struggle for a conscious and free society, which does not exploit humans and nature. The global peasant movement... Read more →

08 March: International Women’s Day 2020

Peasant and Rural women awake and organized for food sovereignty and dignified life! Against violence and agribusiness! 8 MARCH 2020  During the week of 08th March, as La Via Campesina we are organizing decentralized actions in different countries and continents. Let’s all speak out together for fairer societies and call for the end of all... Read more →

APRIL 17, 2020: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEASANTS’ STRUGGLE

On April 17, 1996, members of the Landless Workers‘ Movement MST were shot dead by the military police of the state of Pará with impunity. This incident shocked the whole world and provoked massive resentment, especially in rural communities. La Via Campesina responded with solidarity actions and demands for justice, mobilising peasant communities not only... Read more →

Watch:”Globalize Solidarity, Localize Agriculture” | Web-Dialogue

On 10 September 2020, La Via Campesina marked the International Day of Action against WTO and FTAs. On this day, in memory of Lee Kyung Hae' sacrifice, we held a web-dialogue between peasant leaders and activists from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. 

03 Dec: International Day of Action for Life and Against Agrotoxics

This ‘International Day of Action for Life and Against Agrotoxics’ La Via Campesina, in association with Heinrich Böll Stiftung, is releasing a short video that highlights the promise of peasant agroecological practices, which is based on centuries of evidence and expertise. Watch it here>

New Film : The Feast/Tong-Tong

La Via Campesina and ZINTV present "The Feast"/"Tong-Tong", a film produced collectively by Anne-Sophie Guillaume, Thomas Michel and Papis Coly What is it like to be a young peasant farmer in Senegal at a time when the authorities and the transnationals are grabbing farmland, parceling it out among them, and turning peasants into farm labourers?... Read more →

#8M2021 Against the Virus of Patriarchy and Capitalism, the Vaccine of Feminism and Solidarity!

This coming March on the 8th, the International Women’s Day, organized in our diversity and together with one single voice we declare: Against the Virus of Patriarchy and Capitalism, the Vaccine of Feminism and Solidarity!, while highlighting the essential role of rural women and peasants as a whole. Therefore, we call on our member organizations,... Read more →