Compilation of stories of Subversive Women who work to make a difference in society
subverting and challenging their realities
They are from different countries from multiple organizations and process of change
Their stories intertwine their work personality and ideas
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Julie Ann Edgar, a grassroot fractivist
“Activism is about building communities, if you are not building communities you are not bringing any changes”.
Nguyen Thanh Tam, advocator for changes in Vietnam
“And I was afraid myself, because I could not make sense of that feeling, and there was nobody there to explain to me, that it just means you are gay and it’s ok, nobody said it, such a simple thing”
Anita Fowler, reproductive justice and biohacker
“I work because I love life and I love people”. After hearing Anita’s story I could say that her path has been one of continuous change and evolution in order to find her call and raise her voice. Challenging her family values and building her own was part of her progression. In this interview she… Continue reading Anita Fowler, reproductive justice and biohacker
Leonor Zuniga Gutierrez, communications and education
“Collective work transforms us as humans, it is the best school of life.” Leonor has three ambitious projects, and they are all directed toward working with the youth of Nicaragua and the most excluded sectors of the country. In these projects she trusts in the power of education and the use alternative communications as a tool.… Continue reading Leonor Zuniga Gutierrez, communications and education
Andrea González, migration and human rights defense
“You are us” Andrea Gónzalez is both an academic and a human rights defender. Migration is a social phenomena that occurs in most countries of Latin America, where people head north to look for better economic opportunities. In Mexico transit migration has become a nationwide problem because migrants are constant victims of human rights violations… Continue reading Andrea González, migration and human rights defense
Edna Medina, democratic culture and water advocacy
“There are still many things I want to make. I have not yet seen the changes that I want, that I believe my community and my country needs”. Edna has been engaged in activism with both young and not so young people of her country, Nicaragua. Her work has focused on advocacy issues and citizen… Continue reading Edna Medina, democratic culture and water advocacy
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An inspiring website! Looking forward to seeing it grow!
Emilia! Congratulations! You should be so proud of what you’ve made here!
Emilia qué proyecto más bonito! Felicidadeees… hacen falta, eso sí, unas cuantas feministas “declaradas”…. Seguí adelante!
Soy la Mara
Excelente idea. Aunque creo que hay mejores ejemplos de mujeres subversivas en Nicaragua.