COLOMBIA — En la lucha por el agua y el territorio, las mujeres han jugado un papel protagónico en María La Baja, Colombia. Verdad Abierta conversó con mujeres de tres comunidades rurales de María La Baja, que trabajan por conseguir agua potable para sus comunidades, mientras persisten las afectaciones a la salud pública por no contar con un preciado líquido de calidad.
In the struggle for water and territory, women have played a leading role in María La Baja, Colombia. Verdad Abierta spoke with women from three rural communities in María La Baja, who are working to obtain drinking water for their communities, while public health is still affected by the lack of quality water.
Sénégal: Accès au foncier – Signature d’une convention entre CICODEV et des organisations de femmes rurales
Agence de Presse Sénégalaise (APS) — Une convention de partenariat a été signée mercredi à Koussanar entre CICODEV et quatre organisations faitières de femmes rurales dans le cadre de la campagne « Stand for her land » pour l'accès au foncier.
A partnership agreement was signed on Wednesday in Koussanar between CICODEV and four rural women's umbrella organizations as part of the "Stand for Her Land" campaign for access to land.
For Rural Women's Day, the S4HL Tanzania Coalition in collaboration with the Ministry of Community Development, Gender, Women and Special Group organized a Rural Women Forum in Arusha. It was a space for rural women to learn about and share real-life stories on issues related to land rights, women’s role on land governance, climate action leadership, and food security.
ILC ALC — Por el Día Internacional de la Mujer Rural, mujeres de Colombia, Perú y otros países de la región se encontraron para intercambiar reflexiones en torno a cómo las normas sociales limitan su acceso a la tierra y el territorio.
For the International Day of Rural Women, women from Colombia, Peru and other countries in the region met to exchange reflections on how social norms limit their access to land and territory.
COLOMBIA — This in-depth investigative piece on the state of women's land rights in Montes de María is a product of the alliance between the Coalition of Caribbean Women for Land and Territory and Verdad Abierta as part of the S4HL Colombia campaign.
NATION KENYA — Esther Mwaura-Muiru, S4HL global advocacy director, shares stories about how the campaign's advocacy efforts have already borne fruit. “In Uganda, Karamojong traditional leaders have organised themselves to push for women land rights. In Senegal we are seeing religious leaders support the cause too.”
In this conversation with Girls Globe, Landesa's Dr. Monica Mhoja speaks about how Stand for Her Land is organizing across countries and at the grassroots level to advocate and create opportunities for change.
In May, a national emergency regarding gender violence was declared in Colombia. The Coalition of Caribbean Women for Land and Territory wrote an open letter addressed to the women who are no longer here because they have been murdered; to those of us who are still here living day by day the situation of violence and resisting it; to our communities where many times we are not safe and to the Colombian State.