For the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, anthropologist R. Aida Hernández Castillo lights a candle for the struggle of the women of Aldama.
Protesting invisibilization of staggering numbers of femicides, and inaction and complicity of the State, family members of femicide victims occupy State Human Righst offices in national actions to demand justice. Isaín Mandujano follows the story in Chiapas.
Alright now you know the date and the place, and you can go about organizing yourselves to come or to send someone or to put someone in charge of reporting back to you what happened and what we said. Then even if you are far away, you’ll know that our duty as women who struggle is to not let that little light that we gave you go out. You’ll know that that little flame isn’t just for light, but to burn down the whole damned patriarchal capitalist system.
Parte de nuestra serie de videos, Enseñe Chiapas
Welcome to the Teach Chiapas video series! Check out our latest video, “Galeano Vive! Painting a Zapatista Teacher.“ With public school students and teachers in mind, Schools for Chiapas is producing a series of lively and accessible videos for free classroom use. Each video offers a quick and appealing introduction to […]