27 April 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

AGRICULTURAL WORKERS HAVE STRUGGLED FOR DECADES. THEY NEED COVID-19 RELIEF NOW (23 APRIL 2020) Truthout: My grandfather, who was a dairy farmer all his life, cried when he dumped his milk. It’s downright painful to watch your hard… Read More

Earth Minute: International Women’s Day 2020

Women’s March, Temuco, Chile November 2019 Photo: Petermann/ GJEP  

The Guardian: Chilean Women To March In Protest Again

On 25 November 2019 Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle documented street protests, including women in Temuco, Chile marching against violence toward women. For GJEP’s complete coverage on the chilean uprising visit Chile Uprising News…. Read More

Watch Now: Man Camp 1 Minute Video

Josie “You Are Not Forgotten.” Photo: GJEP/Langelle Last year 5,590 Indigenous women were reported missing to the FBI’s National Crime Information Center… Indigenous women have been silently disappearing for generations. The growing movement around missing and murdered Indigenous… Read More

Earth Minute: Zapatista Women Who Fight

Chilean Uprising. Photo: Langelle

Zapatista Update #3: Second International Meeting of Women who Fight

Photo courtesy of Censored News Zapatista Women: ‘Fight for your lives’ Second International Meeting of Women who Fight Censored News January 2, 2020 Brenda Norrell Words from the Zapatista Women at the Opening of the Second International Gathering… Read More

Analysis of Violence in Chile

Photo: Anne Petermann What is behind state violence in Chile? The brutal crackdown on protesters and repression of indigenous people has its roots in violent state militarism. Al Jazeera December 4, 2019 Rodrigo Espinoza-Troncoso and Michael Wilson-Becerril In… Read More

Women Demand Oil Palm Companies Stop Violence and Give Back Community Land

See more on women and plantations in the WRM Bulletin. On 8 March, International Women’s Day, hundreds of organizations and individuals demand an end to the violence against women living in and around large-scale oil palm plantations expansion…. Read More

Women on the Front Lines of Halting Deforestation

Judith Ncube, the chairperson of the Vusanani Cooperative in Plumtree, Zimbabwe. Credit: Sally Nyakanyanga   By Sally Nyakanyanga Via IPS   PLUMTREE, Zimbabwe, Jan 29 2018 (IPS) – In Zimbabwe, the bulk of rural communities and urban poor still get… Read More

Honoring, Remembering Women Human Rights and Environmental Defenders

Today is International Women Human Rights Defenders Day. In recognition of this important day, AWID collaborated with the Guardian to publish Remembering women killed fighting for human rights in 2017. 25 women are profiled in the piece. While thousands of… Read More