Articles by The Democracy Center Staff

Women, Violence and Climate Change

Irene, Isabel, María Eugenia, and Rosa - explore their stories of resilience to patriarchy and climate change

Climate Change is About…Women: What we learned about resilience in the women-led community of María Auxiliadora

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Bolivia: 15 Years After the Cochabamba Water Revolt, Echoes in New Cases of Corporate Abuse

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The same patterns of corporate privilege and abuse witnessed in Cochabamba in 2000 persist today.

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Bolivia, 15 Years on from the Water War

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Aldo Orellana on the Water War’s legacy in Bolivia fifteen years on.

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There’s Something About Water

Dublin Says No protest, Nov. 2014 - Photo credit William Murphy (infomatique) on Flickr

What could Cochabamba in 2000 tell us about Ireland’s present battle over water privatization?

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COP20 Gender Day – What does genuine, legitimate participation by women look like?


Leny Olivera writing from Lima, where the Democracy Center is hosting a photo exhibition at the People’s Climate Summit, based on our photo-documentary Climate Change is About…Women.

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On The Ground And In The Boardrooms – Strategies For Connecting Frontline Struggles With Corporate Capture Of Climate Policy

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LATEST REPORT Corporate Conquistadors: The Many Ways Multinationals Both Drive and Profit from Climate Change

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Democracy Center team at the COP20 and the People’s Summit in Lima this week


On-the-ground coverage from around the COP20 all week from the DC team in Lima. Stay tuned to this blog page and follow/connect @DemocracyCenter

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Climate Change is About…Women


LATEST PROJECT A multi-layered photodocumentary microsite exploring the interrelations between violence, resilience and climate change in the lives of four women in a peri-urban Bolivian community.

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Cambio Climático es…hablar de Mujeres

Visite el micrositio: Cambio Climático es…hablar de Mujeres Visit the microsite: Climate Change is About…Women Estamos en Lima para el Cumbre de los Pueblos, coincidiendo con el COP20. Entre muchas otras cosas, visite la exposición de estas fotos en el Parque …

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Getting Action Beyond New York: Shifting the Focus to the South


There is an opportunity afoot to strengthen justice and global South representation in the climate movement (and here are a couple of resources to help us do it)

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