Peasant Women in Latin America: Transnational Networking for Food Sovereignty as an Empowerment Tool

  • Pinheiro Machado Brochner G
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Abstract

Inside La Via Campesina, a transnational network of social movements, it is possible to identify women networks through specific struggles. This article aims to analyze how women have built their networking for food sovereignty as a cornerstone of labor within La Via Campesina using a multiscale perspective. The objectives are to identify how peasant women networks use the claim of food sovereignty and how they use the boo-merang mechanism at different spatial levels. It further attempts to identify how food sovereignty is linked to other gender claims, such as combating gender violence, to become a tool of emancipation and empowerment of rural women in Latin America. It will

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  • Gabriela Pinheiro Machado Brochner

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