One hundred fourteen women from 24 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean participated in the Feminist Artivism Course

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The Feminist Artivism course was a training process that seeks to enhance and make visible the work of young women and feminist groups in the region who works from the intersection of art-activism and whose topics revolve around the defense of women’s rights and girls. The purpose of the course is to articulate these demonstrations as part of the advocacy strategy in line with the Generation Equality, the campaign created by UN Women with the aim of accelerating actions in pursuit of gender equality and celebrating the 25th anniversary of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action.

The methodology consisted of three two-month modules, through weekly meetings via streaming. During five meetings, theoretical content related to the history and incidence of the LAC feminist movement on the Beijing Agenda were addressed.

In the other meetings, the laboratories of: Living Arts, Urban Art, Graphic Arts, Audiovisual Arts, Textual Narratives and Music were held. From the different devices, collective products were built and in some individual cases that addressed the theme of the Generation Equality campaign.

The call received six hundred applications, of which one hundred fourteen women from twenty- three LAC countries were selected.

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