ESTRATEGIA Centro de Investigación para el Desarrollo (ECID)
This women's land and property rights organisation was founded by women architects, urban planners and activists from Lima. The group works with community women to secure land tenure, lead community-based advocacy campaigns for women's land rights and promote women's leadership in decision-making and policy formation at community and national levels.
AMIHAN Northern Mindanao
AMIHAN is an organisation of peasant and Indigenous women in the agricultural sector, advocating for recognition of their land and economic rights. The group supports women human rights defenders in Northern Mindanao who are speaking out against evictions, destruction of property and confiscation of community land which results from land deals and feudal land policies. The group also runs a climate change response programme which supports communities affected by natural disasters.
Waneledon Development Association
Waneledon is a women-led, community-based organisation in Cross River State of Nigeria. The group aims to ensure sustainability and economic sustenance of women and girls who depend on the forests for their survival by working on women's human rights, food security, livelihood and forest conservation. Waneledon is mobilising women and girls to defend their rights and stand against the use of their land for the construction of the Cross River super highway.
Climate Liberation Bloc
Climate Liberation Bloc (CLuB) was founded in 2017 with the idea of making organised interventions in the current Dutch climate movement, particularly to introduce and push for a feminist, decolonial and intersectional perspective. Based on the conviction that nobody lives single-issue lives, CLuB aims to restore our relationship to the earth and each other by working through difference and strengthening cross-movement collaborations.
Red Nacional de Mujeres en Defensa de la Madre Tierra
Red Nacional de Mujeres en Defensa de la Madre Tierra (RENAMAT) is a self-led network campaigning for the social and environmental rights of Indigenous, Mestiza (mixed ethnicity), and campesina (peasant) women based in the cities of Oruro, La Paz and Potosí. The group strengthens the capacity, advocacy and leadership skills of women affected by the destructive and exploitative impacts of extractive industries in Bolivia, including violations of their land and natural resource rights. RENAMAT sees violence against ‘Mother Earth’ and women as interlinked forms of oppression.
Rural Women’s Assembly (RWA)
RWA is a self-led regional network of rural women active in the land rights movement in Southern Africa. RWA builds connections and strengthens organising by rural women involved in defence of the commons. They also work on increasing the visibility of rural women, mobilising and advocating for food sovereignty, climate and environmental justice, and sustaina-ble rural livelihoods. RWA operates in nine countries in Southern Africa – Lesotho, Namibia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Consejo de Mujeres Indigenas y Biodiversidad (CMIB)
CMIB is a network of 16 Indigenous women's organisations in Guatemala that focus on lobbying and advocacy in local, national, and international spaces on climate change, agriculture, food sovereignty and biodiversity. The network focuses on valuing ancestral knowledge and the conservation of ‘Mother Earth’. In its national and international advocacy, CMIB reclaims the rights of Indigenous women to represent the land they live on and to resist the violence they experience as women and as Indigenous people.
Diverse Voices and Action for Equality (DIVA)
DIVA for Equality is a feminist collective of lesbians, bisexual women, transmasculine people and other marginalised women working to challenge the social norms and structural discrimination that fuel violence, discrimination and stigma and to secure universal human rights and social justice for LGBTQI+ people. This group also mobilises its community around social, economic and ecological issues. DIVA for Equality’s activism and support to the communities in which it works includes creating and facilitating safe spaces to organise and articulate political agendas, building stronger social movements and increasing levels of constructive collaboration in wider civil society and social movements.