La Via Campesina
International day of peasant struggle: Peasant rights and COVID-19

Pramesh Pokharel of La Via Campesina discusses how the fight for peasant rights and land reform becomes even more vital amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Save lives to save the economy, says Via Campesina Brazil

The movement has criticized the approach of the Jair Bolsonaro government to the crisis and the economy. It has called for adequate funding and resources for the health system and relief measures for workers

In times of pandemic, movements and organizations defend the right to a dignified life

People’s organizations, movements, political parties and international platforms have come together to strengthen the struggle against imperialism and defend the people amid an intensified global crisis

Latin American rural organizations conclude VII Congress with call for resistance

Representatives from dozens of organizations met in Havana, Cuba for the VII Congress of the Latin American Coordinator of Rural Organizations

[In Photos] Cuban physicians provide care to victims of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique

Over 7,000 people who were affected by the long-live storm have received free medical care from volunteers

[In Photos]: Camp of people affected by cyclone in Mozambique

A group composed of members of Brazilian people’s movements traveled to this African country to support the reconstruction of the nation

Colombian lower house rejects president Duque’s objections to Special Jurisdiction for Peace

On March 10, Duque objected to 6 of the 159 articles of the Statutory Law of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace [JEP]. The Senate will next decide on the objections and if it also rejects them, the president will be forced to approve the Bill

La Vía Campesina mission calls for “peace with social justice” in Colombia

La Vía Campesina’s (LVC) Third International Solidarity Mission to Colombia sought the implementation of the agreements entered between the former government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), which is now a political party

Komurembe Beatrice “In Uganda, we are uniting women farmers and fighting for their rights”

Komurembe Beatrice from the Eastern & Southern Africa Farmers’ Forum (ESAFF) talks about the challenges faced by women peasants, as well as women in general, in her country, Uganda.

“Women need to be involved in planning and implementation of agricultural policies”

Gladys Serwaa, member of ECASARD, a peasants’ rights group in Ghana, speaks to Peoples Dispatch about the challenges faced by peasant women in her country.

La Via Campesina ‘Long live peasant woman! Long live feminism!’: peasant women’s meeting in Sri Lanka concludes

“We understand that capitalism is the main source of inequality and that many forms of violence emerge from these inequalities.”

‘Without participation of women, there is no liberation’: Peasant women’s meeting in Sri Lanka

Over 60 peasant women leaders from 20 different countries across the globe joined the Global Meeting of Women Articulation, organized by La Vía Campesina.

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