Video: Women in the Zapatista Movement

Check out the first installment of our Teach Chiapas video series!

“Women in the Zapatista Movement” is a short video for educators and students that offers a clear introduction to women’s participation in the Zapatista movement in Chiapas, Mexico.

In 5 minutes you’ll learn about:
– How women’s lives changed before and after the Zapatista uprising of 1994
– The Revolutionary Women’s Law
– Women’s work on family farms, in artisan cooperatives, and in Zapatista schools, health care centers, and media centers

– Testimony from Zapatista women at the First Gathering of Zapatista Women with the Women of the World, and women in Zapatista Good Governance councils
– Archival footage recorded by Zapatista filmmakers

Learn more about women in the Zapatista movement here!

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