Within the framework of the 8th conference of La Via Campesina, the international peasant movement discussed how to fight against patriarchy to change the relations of inequality in the countryside that exist between men, women and diversities, as a form of struggle against capitalism that promotes these injustices.
La Via Campesina in its 8th International Conference in Bogotá, , has introduced a new “Men Against Patriarchy” space to foster collective contemplation among men within the movement to promote inclusivity, equal participation, and safety for all in the movement with a focus on women and diversities.
On this day of action #25N23, together with organised and rebellious women from all over the world, we will call for a day of mobilisation, training and exchange, with forums, direct actions, fairs and other events.
In this era of growing neo-fascism, La Via Campesina cannot ignore any type of violence. Taking a stance against discrimination, persecution and criminalization of people of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities means strengthening a project of a livable future for the planet and humanity
The presidency does not have the authority to modify the mandate of this Working Group when it wants to broaden the scope of the draft treaty to any type of enterprise when it should focus only on TNCs.
Many countries from the Global South (in Africa, South East Asia, Latin America and Caribbean) consistently supports an ambitious international legally binding instrument. The countries that directly reject and have tried to stop the process include the United States, Japan, Canada and Australia.
According to a leak, the Mercosur counterproposal lacks detail and includes requests for a mechanism to balance trade concessions. Some believe that Mercosur would like to have higher quotas for agricultural products that are not included in the Regulation on deforestation-free products (EUDR)..
This 16th of October, the International Day of Struggle for People’s Food Sovereignty, La Via Campesina, once again takes to the streets, flood social media platforms, and occupy public squares and spaces.
Land grabbing across Sri Lanka has exploded — villagers are evicted from their homes and land, as farms and forests are taken for tea, rubber, palm oil and banana plantations, and the development of tourist infrastructure such as all-inclusive hotels for mass tourism, all of which comes with huge environmental impacts.
The Confédération Paysanne welcomes the decision of the Administrative Court of Poitiers, which ruled on two appeals and canceled the project to create 15 mega-basins: nine planned in the Aume-Couture basin and six in the Pallu sub-basin .