The Former coordinator for fundraising at Oxfam Brazil talks to us about the task done by organisations and movements in the country to counter inequalities, local struggles and gives us examples of social innovation and ways to do joint advocacy work.
Hundreds of indigenous communities defend their territories in Latin America, which are home to a third of the continent's forests. Despite their vital work for the survival of the planet, the lives of indigenous men and women are threatened by predatory extractivism.
In the current context of the Covid-19 pandemic, rights violations have worsened: aggravated inequalities, lack and fragility of healthcare systems, the theft of land and vital resources such as water, or the disappearance of a productive economy and basic sources of subsistence.
We review the life and work of the Claretian religious, Catalan writer and poet, focused on defending the rights of disadvantaged people.
Clara Ávila: "Many territories are not only in quarantine because of the pandemic but also because of violence"
The ADPI Observatory and Maloka Colombia Collective have organised a fundraising campaign to strengthen the health system of the indigenous communities of Colombia, a vulnerable group because of armed conflicts.
Survival International denounces that thousands of furtive search engines are invading indigenous lands by spreading malaria and contaminating mercury rivers.