The Latin American Women’s Protests Show Activism Can Also Be Action

I wanted to take a moment to remember these protests from November 2019 (watch here).

These protests expressed women’s rights and empowerment in a way which seemed healing in itself. Rather than an ineffective action, they offered change by taking part.

So what was so special about them?

Here are 5 aspects of these gatherings which I think show them as activism and action.

Image source: https://thatsthewaythingswork.tumblr.com/post/189400694033

1. The protesters occupied public space

Studies show that women occupy public space differently from men. This differs from country to country, but overall global…

Catriona Knapman

Using this space to weave together new ideas from my experiences as a gender and land specialist, a women’s yoga practitioner and a creative writer.

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