“Organizing is a way of caring for ourselves. The displacement of indigenous communities by companies and corrupt officials today is just a continuation of the colonization and genocide from decades earlier. But we are winning in small ways slowly every day.” – Guatemalan activist
Mega-projects, mining, oil exploration, and other large-scale resource-extraction have devastating impacts on communities and the environment. Women defenders and activists are out front, leading resistance efforts against these threats, while also creating alternatives that strengthen communities and preserve biodiversity. Recorded November 10, 2020.
Women Radically Transforming a World in Crisis, dialogue series, was born in response to the need for new spaces for political conversation, community, and strategizing at a time of lockdown and isolation. It takes its inspiration from the bold feminist agenda created for the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women. Visit our website for more information: https://justassociates.org/en/women-d….