Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Zapatista Women


La Caracola and the color of the Earth

By: Carlos Fazio In February, the Zapatista women announced from the mountains of the Mexican southeast the suspension of the Second International Meeting for Women in Struggle, scheduled for next March in their regional territories. One of the reasons given…

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Letter from the Zapatista women to women who struggle in the world

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY MEXICO February 2019 To: Women who struggle in the world From: The Zapatista Women Sister, compañera: We as Zapatista women send you our greetings as the women in struggle that we all are. We have sad…

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Be the dream! Support Zapatista parents & children build schools

Join us in a solidarity action: Be the dream! Support Zapatista parents & children build schools Dear Friends & Supporters of the Chiapas Support Committee, Our warmest wishes to you in this season of holidays filled with joyous struggles for…

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The play on the Zapatista court

By: Daliri Oropeza* A group of young women with ski masks collectively recite poems mixed with dance, slogans that make petals fly, fans raising corn, all in different circular formations, then linear, which encompass the space of the basketball court….

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Waffles and Zapatismo

PLEASE JOIN US THIS SATURDAY for WAFFLES & ZAPATISMO!  

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Report from the Zapatista Women’s Gathering

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Zapatista Women’s Gathering Closing Words

Words of the Zapatista women at the closing ceremony of the First International Gathering of Politics, Art, Sport, and Culture for Women in Struggle in the Zapatista Caracol of the Tzotz Choj Zone March 10, 2018 Good evening, good morning,…

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Zapatista Women’s Gathering Opening Words

WORDS IN THE NAME OF ZAPATISTA WOMEN AT THE OPENING OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL GATHERING OF POLITICS, ART, SPORTS, AND CULTURE OF WOMEN THAT STRUGGLE March 8, 2018. Caracol in the Tzots Choj Zone Good morning, sisters of Mexico and…

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A very special day

By: Gustavo Esteva It was a very special day. They made it special. There was the usual: the display of flowers, supplements and special programs, promises of change, the language of quotas, commercial banality… But the call for a women’s…

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Zapatista Captain calls on women to “struggle together against the patriarchal capitalist system”

By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas (apro) – Today, the Zapatista Captain Erika welcomed thousands of women that arrived from all the Caracols, as well as from other states and countries, and urged them to compete to see who is…

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