Food and Gender: Online Discussion: Blogs tagged 'feminism'

29 November 2012 | Pamela Elisa Caro Molina
Food sovereignty offers opportunities to advance women’s rights, but we must also work to change gender relations within rural families and within our own movement. Peasant movements such as La Via Campesina must step up to the challenge of linking food sovereignty and feminism.By Pamela Elisa Caro Molina, feminist researcher working with CLOC-La Via Campesina
23 November 2012 | Alexandra Spieldoch
The women’s movement hasn’t been proactive about defining its own platform for action on food justice, and we are noticeably absent from spaces where decisions are made. We need to break out of our silos, strengthen our technical expertise, and start shaping the political process rather than stand on the sidelines.by Alexandra Spieldoch, women's rights activist, formerly with WOCAN