GEEJ Latin America

Feminist and youth organizations, academics and social movement activists from Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela gathered in Montevideo, Uruguay on August 16-18, 2013, to advance an understanding of the inter-linkages between gender, economic and ecological justice and to develop policy recommendations towards the following global processes- The Post 2015 Development Agenda (Post-2015), the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the twenty year review of the International Conference on Population and Development (Cairo+20) and the 2014 Report by the Special Rapporteur on Extreme Povery Human Rights.


17 Jan 2017
DAWN organized a series of regional and interregional consultations and training institutes on “Strengthening Policy Analysis and Advocacy on Gender, Economic and Ecological Justice (GEEJ)” in the Pacific, Africa, Latin America, Caribbean and in Asia between 2010 to 2014. The final GEEJ meeting was inter-regional and brought together feminists from all the regions of the global South. The GEEJ ebook is one of the outputs from the long and inspiring journey of the GEEJ process and the young women who were part of it. 
30 Oct 2015

Redes e organizações feministas de todos os países da América Latina e Caribe posicionam-se contra as tentativas de retrocesso na agenda de direitos que tramitam no Parlamento brasileiro.

30 Oct 2015

Feminist organizations and networks from Latin America and the Caribbean countries position themselves against attempts to back the rights agenda that pass in the Brazilian Parliament.

30 Nov 2014

In a letter submitted to the UN Secretary General, RightingFinance addressed a number of requests in regards to financing aspects of the upcoming Synthesis Report that the Secretary General’s office is preparing as input for the intergovernmental negotiations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda Summit.

28 Nov 2014

The aftermath of the terrible deaths of women who underwent sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh has been full of stories about what actually happened. Spurious drugs and an overenthusiastic doctor who cut corners on ensuring quality vie for immediate blame. Beyond these, many have spoken about pervasive biases of gender and caste that wreak havoc on the lives of poor women, and also of family planning policies and programmes that appear to have gone back to the bad old days of the Emergency. Each of these explanations has more than a grain of truth. - See more at:

28 Nov 2014

As I sit down at my desk to write these thoughts, it is early in the morning of the 40th day since four year-old Anita Osebe Moi was raped and murdered in Kisii.
but do you know what he did to her?

27 Nov 2014

Statement prepared by a group of participants of the Financial Transparency Coalition and Latindadd Conference “Hidden Money, Hidden Resources: Financing
Development with Transparency” Lima, 14 – 15 October 2014.

Why tackle the links between illicit capital flows, tax policies and gender justice?
The loss of tax revenues due to international tax evasion and avoidance significantly reduce the funds available to finance policies aimed at fulfilling the human rights of
women and girls and gender justice. Due to the structural nature of gender inequality and its intersection with other categories such as age, race-ethnicity, sexual orientation and income, women in most of societies continue to be overrepresented in the lowest quintiles of the income distribution, continue to be the most responsible for unpaid and care work, continue to be concentrated in the most precarious and poorly paid jobs, are still a minority in the spaces of representation and leadership in political, labor or territories, still face gender-based violence, human trafficking, and continue to have their sexual and reproductive rights and autonomy limited.

23 Nov 2014

Bangladesh must have a ‘strong’ public health system to adopt the idea of universal health coverage (UHC) to protect people from slipping into poverty, Prof Gita Sen has said. “It does not mean that there will be no private system. Both should be there,” she told on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific meeting on gender equality in Bangkok

18 Nov 2014

Nicole Bidegain Ponte, a member of the Executive Committee of Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN) participated at the first meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, which took place from 12 to 14 November at the ECLAC headquarters in Santiago de Chile.


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