World Rainforest Movement

The sin of being a woman and ecologist in Latin America

The current wave of murders directly aimed at environmental and feminist activists demands a reflection that includes a gender perspective. The many community projects based on the cooperative model of self-management are being led by women: women who know and want to be free of exploitation—be it work-related, material, cultural or patriarchal—and who understand they are not free as long as their sisters are not.

Read the article in Spanish here.

A recent investigation into the 2016 assassination of leader Berta Cáceres concludes that the crime was not an isolated incident, but part of a plan involving the company Desa, security companies and sectors of the Honduran State. Read the report (in Spanish) here.