Shortly after the beginning of the 7th International Conference of La Vía Campesina in Basque Country, we interviewed Marina Dos Santos, who is a member of the organization that founded this international network of peasants: the Landless Workers’ Movement of Brazil.
Worldwide Peasant Struggles
Maria Luisa Mendonça is the coordinator of the Network for Social Justice and Human Rights in Brazil and director of the Feminist Alliance for Rights at the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University.
With a program focused on training, the Landless Women's Day of Struggle aims to denounce the setbacks that affect federal and state public policies.
The day of struggle will denounce foreign capital in Brazilian agriculture through transnational corporations, drawing the attention of society to the destructive model of agribusiness
The company's debt is R$ 276 million [$87 million].
The action sought to draw the attention of state parliamentarians to vote against reform.
Around 100 women from the Via Campesina, the Central Única dos Trabalhadores (CUT) and the Popular Levante de Juventude [Popular Youth Rising] held a protest against the Social Security Reform of the government of Michel Temer (PMDB) at dawn on Tuesday, March 7. Salgado Filho International Airport, in Porto Alegre (RS).
The headquarters of Social Security in Belém was also occupied to denounce the pension reform and the coup government of Michel Temer.
On the morning of this Wednesday (March 8), about 1,000 MST women, unions, black movement, left wing parties, students, Fetagri, MAB [Movement of People Affectd by the Dams], neighborhood movements, Popular Consultation and Popular Youth Rising held Women's March in Belém.
"Our occupation here, adds to the acts in the whole country against any posture that threatens our conquests"
During the march, an act was also carried out in front of the Federal Public Ministry to demand from this institution an action aimed at defending the collective rights of society.