- Women’s Empowerment X
- Sexual Rights and Diversity X
- Sustainable Food X
- Renewable Energy X
Nicole: black and indigenous; activist and mother, defending human rights in Honduras
Nicole isn’t just an afro. She is a woman, she is black, she is indigenous, she is Garifuna. A manager, an activist, a mother, a daughter, a sister – and much more. And we also know she is ready to defend her entire family and the entire community from the prejudice that has haunted them for centuries.
The crucial role of open contracting in the COVID-19 crisis
Transparency needed in Latin America’s health purchases
The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in a way that seemed unimaginable only weeks ago. While governments struggle to keep their health systems afloat, stocks dwindle and prices of medical equipment surge. In response, the call for transparency and accountability in health procurement is growing.
A Turn for the Better: recovering traditional foods in Bolivia
Prioritizing Andean grains and promoting biodiversity and can lead to more sustainable, healthy diets in Bolivia. A Turn for the Better shows the vital role that women play in the food system, from production to consumption.
“Without the jungle, our lives are over”
How indigenous communities in Ecuador fight to preserve the Amazon rainforest
“When I was a kid, the oil companies had already started invading our territories. They gave us presents and food, so I had no idea what harm they were doing to our land. But my grandparents taught me that we shouldn’t give these companies access to our lands.”
Our promise for the future of good food What was the Sustainable Food Systems Conference about? If IICA’s walls in Costa Rica could speak after the 2nd Sustainable Food Systems Conference, they would probably utter three words to describe the energy of those days: entropy, persistence and passion. More than 150 One Planet Network’s members from all over […]
“We will only stop when we find them”
Protecting Mexican families looking for their missing loved ones
“Our principle is and remains to bring missing people back home. Not because we want to do this work, but because we need to. If I find Milynali, I would be in peace and I would turn over my work and efforts to other people. Because this work is too hard. I can’t do this my entire life. So my biggest dream right now is to find my sweet daughter.”
Who owns identity?
Creating spaces of dignity
“Our society wins if a boy or girl who feels attracted to the same sex, or wants to transform their gender, can do this without being humiliated, hurt or afraid and without thinking of death.”
Four years of journalism against the odds
How Nómada watches over democracy in Guatemala
“The popularity of Nómada is rising. But that also creates enemies. Corrupt politicians and shady businessmen campaign to discredit us. Last year that came to a boiling point…”
“We are a family that fights discrimination every day”
Our HIV/AIDS work in Costa Rica
“I feel so lucky and happy for having the strength and courage to say: I am a transgender woman. I am worth a lot. I deserve respect.
We are what we eat
Changing the food system
Allow us to take you to Indonesia, Bolivia, Zambia, Kenya and Uganda. In these countries, we’re getting street vendors, municipalities, cooks, farmers, activists and politicians to not only fight malnutrition in innovative ways, but also to slowly change the way the food system works.
The Karipuna: protectors of the Amazon
Why saving the Amazon is about defending indigenous rights
“A consequence of the illegal activities is that we don’t have peace, we don’t have peace in our own homes.”
We are Hivos
Hivos believes that when people are given a chance to live in freedom and dignity, they are able to live a life that contributes to the greater good of humanity.