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.
Publication | “Women Peasant are Women: Understanding violence against rural women in Eastern and Southern Africa”
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”.
Mozambique: Study on violence against women farmers in Africa to be launched at the UEM
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.
Acknowledge intersectionality of hunger, sexual and gender-based violence, and discrimination: CSIPM
Hundreds of civil society, Indigenous Peoples’ and women’s organisations urge Member States of the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) to stand strong in the face of pressure to undermine human rights and gender equality.
Landless Women’s Struggle Denounces Agribusiness Violence
Under the motto “Agribusiness profits from hunger and violence. Women resist for land and democracy!”, Landless Women plan nationwide rallies from March 6th to 8th.
Call to Action | 08 March 2023 – International Working Women’s Day | La Via Campesina
By rebelling, we sow popular peasant feminism, build food sovereignty, and organize against crises and violence! Join and follow us on social media using hashtags such as #WomenInStruggle, #FoodSovereigntyNOW, #8ConfLVC, and #8M23.
The Historical Role of the Women of La Via Campesina in the Current Crisis
Within the neoliberal capitalist system, women are affected not only by labor division per gender and race, but also by free trade agreements, mining, GMOs, wars, and other domination tools.
‘Peasant feminism resists’: the struggle of Lucineia Freitas in Brazil’s Landless Workers’ Movement
Born in the countryside of Mato Grosso, Brazil, Lucineia Freitas coordinates the national gender sectoral… Read more →
We fight for the right to exist – in all forms and possibilities”, states a leader of the MST
On International Day to End Violence Against Women, the women of the Landless Workers Movement… Read more →
International Day for Elimination of Violence against women: Implement Policies that Protect Women and Girls against GBV
(ESAFF Uganda) – Today, 25 November, marks the beginning of the worldwide 16 Days of Activism… Read more →