Coletivo de Mulheres Regional Transamazônica e Xingu

Brazil Country
Latin American and the Caribbean Region
€ 25,000 Amount

Coletivo de Mulheres Regional Transamazônica (previously Movimento de Mulheres do Campo e Cidade Regional Transamazônica e Xingu - MMTX) is a group of women from various cultural backgrounds in Altamira in Brazil. The group is building a women’s coalition to mobilise direct action and advocate against building of hydroelectric dams, including the Belo Monte dam, in the Xingu River (Amazon Basin). Within the large social movement opposing Belo Monte, this is the only group focusing on the impacts of such large-scale development projects on women.