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Venezuelans Participate in International Women's Day Strike 8M

VA attended International Women's Day events in Barquisimeto, Lara state, that highlight key demands of the Venezuelan women's and feminist movements.

 

 

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Venezuela's Women's Ministry: Working to Reverse Damage Done by Capitalist Patriarchy

Maria Eugenia Acero Colomines, National Coordinator for Culture and Gender at the Venezuelan Ministry for Women and Gender Equal

Venezuelanalysis put three questions to Maria Eugenia Acero Colomines, National Coordinator for Culture and Gender at the Venezuelan Ministry for Women and Gender Equality on International Women’s Day.

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Venezuelans Commemorate International Africa Week

Vice-Minister for Gender Equality and Anti-Discrimination Nirva Camacho speaks with media (Jeanette Charles/Venezuela Analysis).

The South American nation honored its African ancestry with a variety of political and cultural events last week.

 

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First Black Woman Independence Fighter is Honoured in Venezuela’s National Mausoleum

Juana’s symbolic remains are transported to the Venezuelan pantheon of heroes (AVN)

Revered independence combatant Juana Ramirez’s symbolic remains were transferred over to the Pantheon of Heroes this past Friday in an official state ceremony. The revolutionary commander, born into slavery in 1790, is the first black woman to have been granted this posthumous honour in Venezuelan history. 

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The Meeting of a Feminist and Communal School

(National School of People's Feminism - Escuela Nacional de Feminismo Popular)

On October 2-4th, feminist movements and collectives from across Venezuela came together for the third National School of People’s Feminism. In the summary that follows, the People’s Feminist School details the workshops that were discussed, as well as their strategy for advancing feminist practices within the Bolivarian revolution, particularly in terms of the creation of the “anti-patriarchal” commune.

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