Damaris lives in an improvised shack. Tree trunks hold up the corrugated metal roof, from which are hung shoes, machetes, caps and even a cage containing a rabbit, making the most of the small space. Continue reading Starting over in La Europa
Don Gerardo talks slowly, and his relaxed way of speaking and the kindness that radiates from him are infectious. Continue reading What about social violence in Colombia?
“We don´t always name clean water and nourishment for our communities and families as acts of resistance, because they seem so everyday… but these are an indispensable part of defending our territories, and part of defending life.” Continue reading Small acts of big resistance: Identity and the defence of territory
It is around eight in the evening when you start to feel hungry. You wander into the kitchen, open the fridge and take out a tomato, you wash it and cut it in half and… you notice that one part of it is a bit soft, so you squeeze it a little and the juice squirts out and hits you in the eye –the tomato’s revenge. Continue reading The dignity of campesina women