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
Between the 14th and 17th of September this year, the Escola Nacional Florestan Fernandes (ENFF), located in Guararema, São Paulo, Brazil, will host the III Seminar on Sexual and Gender Diversity of the La Via Campesina Brazil. The event, already established as a forum for debate and knowledge-building on matters related to sexual and gender diversity, promises to bring together over 80 participants from different movements that constitute La Via Campesina, addressing topics ranging from human rights to the intersectionality of struggles.
MST’s Landless LGTB Collective is promoting some initiatives aimed at approaching the issues which lesbian women still face, including discrimination, stigmatisation, and lack of recognition. The struggle for equal rights and social justice is an endless battle, and the Lesbian Pride Month reminds us of the importance of staying united in the pursuit of a more inclusive and fairer society.
From the 8-14 March 2023, the women of La Via Campesina gathered in Maputo Mozambique to host and attend the 1st International Women’s School of La Via Campesina attended by 60 women from 39 countries of Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas and the ArNA regions.
Many concepts have been deleted without our consent. For example, the right to water was taken out, and other human rights frameworks, interconnected with the Right to Food, have been undermined.
Within grassroots rural movements, the struggle for LGBT+ rights is combined with the struggle for food sovereignty in the pursuit of a just world, with freedom and diversity, and equal relationships between people and nature. In Brazil, solidarity has been at the center of the struggle against LGBTphobia in rural areas.
Peasant and indigenous women in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas organized scores of solidarity actions to mark the International Working Women’s Day (#8M23). In this interactive article, we bring you an update.
UNAC and La Via Campesina Southern and Eastern Africa, on March 17, in Maputo, launched the publication “Women Peasant are Women: Understanding violence against rural women in Eastern and Southern Africa”.
As part of the #8M23 celebrations the National Union of Peasants (UNAC), will launch the publication “Peasant women are women: understanding violence against peasant women in Southern and East Africa” on 17th March.