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.
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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.
ECVC Proposes European Directive on Agricultural Land to Stop Land Concentration and Ensure More Farmers in Europe
“It is time to shift away from our mercantile approach to land and recognise its important social, cultural, and ecological functions.” European Coordination Via Campesina.
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.
South Korean Government must immediately release Ko Chang-geon of the Korean Peasant League!
La Via Campesina, along with Korean peasants, laborers, rural workers, and other social movements, demands the immediate release of Ko Chang-geon and strongly rejects the repression of peasant movement leaders.
Pakistan: Peasants protest hike in oil prices
Farmers held a protest on Thursday (16 February) against the increase in the prices of petroleum products and the sales tax rate on farm inputs, fearing it will enhance their cost of production.
Canada: National Farmers’ Union (NFU) to film 40 sustainable farms
‘Depth of Field’ will connect Canadians with a diversity of farmers who are playing a key role in the solution to the climate crisis. The NFU will share the films online and via local screenings.
Earthquake in Syria & Turkey: La Via Campesina extends solidarity to affected communities
Urgent attention is needed to restore basic supplies such as food and animal feed, and to ensure the survival and food sovereignty of the affected communities.
Press Release | Peru: Referral to the UN mechanisms about the human rights violations and repression of social protest
In light of the massive human rights violations and the worrying political and social crisis in Peru, our organisations have filed a complaint with various UN human rights mechanisms.
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.