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Sowing Dignity in the face of Patriarchy and Climate Change, in photos

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At the end of May 2015 the Democracy Center and women from the María Auxiliadora community in the Zona Sur of Cochabamba, Bolivia, organized a photo exhibition and speaking event under the title Sembrando Dignidad Ante el Patriarcado y el Cambio Climático – Sowing Dignity in the face of Patriarchy and Climate Change.

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Sembrando Dignidad ante el Patriarcado y el Cambio Climático, en fotografías

Doña María Eugenia selling her bread and pastries.

A finales de mayo El Centro para la Democracia junto a la presencia de algunas de las mujeres de la Comunidad María Auxiliadora en la Zona Sur de Cochabamba, Bolivia, organizó una exposición fotográfica y una charla denominada Sembrando Dignidad ante el Patriarcado y el Cambio Climático.

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Fracking with the Happy People

Protesters at the fracking site in Vendsyssel. (Credit: Bloker Boretårnet)

How the search for shale gas is exposing cracks in Denmark’s showcase democracy.

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Getting Action: Cutting Off The Flow Of Finance To Coal

November 2012. Direct action in Charlotte: four simultaneous lockdowns at Bank of America branches. Nine people arrested, including grandmothers Pat Moore (below, right) and Beth Henry. Credit: RAN

Thomas Mc Donagh examines the RAN-headed campaign that has seen Bank of America do a u-turn on coal financing.

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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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Fracking in Bolivia – the fracturing of Mother Earth

Original creative commons artwork by Jared Rodriguez for Truthout.org

This translated article from the Bolivian press sheds light on the current situation vis a vis fracking in Bolivia and Argentina.

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

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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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December 2014: Citizen Action on the Climate Crisis – The Democracy Center Needs Your Help

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The December Newsletter is full of news about just-published projects and our activities at COP20 – as well as a request for help from you.

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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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