“Without a doubt information and communication technologies (ICTs) are changing the way we carry out our activism – in our neighbourhoods or globally – and women´s rights activists are in the thick of it.” AWID interviewed Erika Smith of the Association for Progressive Communications Women's Networking Support Programme (APC WNSP) on women using ICTs to mobilize. >>>
n the current global context of persistent systemic crisis, women’s rights advocates, organizations and movements around the world have been struggling to identify possible alternatives to the neoliberal economic framework that is having a negative impact in the lives of so many people, but disproportionately on women. >>>
The AWID International Forum on Women’s Rights and Development is both a conference and a call to action. The largest recurring event of its kind, the AWID Forum brings together women’s rights leaders and activists from around the world every three to four years to strategize, network, celebrate, and learn in a highly charged atmosphere that fosters deep discussions and sustained personal and professional growth. >>>
"We have decided to write this letter to communicate openly and transparently a series of political considerations that we feelare crucial to the process of organizing the XII Feminist Meeting, commemorating 30 years of feminist meetings and feminism in the Region." XII Latin America and the Caribbean Feminist Meeting/Bogot, November 23 to 26, 2011. >>>
"The Women can only be a full individual being a sexual person”, she wrote. Simone de Beauvoir was always a woman ahead of her time. And not just because 20 years before the sexual revolution, she defended the right to contraception and abortion advocates when it was considered a murder. She also had an exquisite sensitivity to the reality. >>>
From ILGA-LAC fifth Conference, Curitiba Brazil.
My name is Susel Paredes. I am from Peru. We are here in Curitiba where an historical conference is taken place: it is the first time that a conference brings together 417 people from 37 countries to examine the more important issues and to list our proposals for solutions in our region, ILGA-LAC. >>>