This Webinar “The COVID pandemia: how are Women and the feminist movement in Latin America being impacted?”, was organized by WIDE+ member GADIP, with speakers: Virginia Vargas, Peru, Graciela di Marco, Argentina, Paloma Bonfil Mexico. And moderated by Edmé Dominguez. It took place on 26 may 2020.
Virginia Vargas, Peru
Sociologist and militant feminist, she is one of the founders of “Flora Tristán” Center in Lima and the movement Articulación Feminista Marcosur in Latin America. She has published books and articles and is renowned speaker at Universities in Latin America, the US and Europe. She is also part of several regional feminist networks in Latin America and international ones.
Graciela di Marco, Argentina
Di Marco is a professor in Democratization, Citizenship and Human Rights and Director of the Centre of Studies on Democratization and Human Rights. She is also part of several international and academic committees and networks on feminist studies. Her recent publication suggests the new concept of “the feminist people”.
Paloma Bonfil, Mexico
Bonfil is one of the most well-known specialists on the indigenous women’s situation in Mexico. She is the founder and chair of GIMTRAP, the Mexican association for women’s rights seeds, and specialized in projects dealing with indigenous women. She is currently the national coordinator of Anthropology of the INAH, the National Institute of Anthropology and History in Mexico.