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Political Feminism

We believe that social justice is not possible without gender justice. Much progress has been made in the debate about gender equality in Mozambique. Today, women are in responsible positions in politics and in the economy, have better access to education and the labour market, and are thus gradually attaining financial independence.

At the same time, however, female representation in parliament does not automatically translate into gender-just policies and laws, as the long-term debate on a decent maternity leave regulation shows.

The transformation of discriminatory power structures and social norms is thus an important work line for FES Mozambique. Together with partners like Forum Mulher and Women and Law Southern Africa (WLSA) Mozambique, we are offering spaces for reflections about feminist concerns, be they the care economy, gender-based violence, or reproductive health, but also for feminist critique of the patterns of development and democracy.

On the regional level, FES Mozambique is part of a feminist reflection group that wants to rethink development and political participation in a transformative way.

Events

10.05.2019 | Notícias, News

Feminismo e Direitos da Mulher sob Ataque!

O evento público da FES Berlim que aconteceu no dia 18 de Março, discutiu com activistas da América Latina, Africa, Ásia e do Médio Oriente o clima...


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07.05.2019 | News, Notícias

4º Curso de Formação Jovens Líderes arrancou com primeiro módulo

Arrancou em Maputo o 4º Curso de Formação de Jovens Líderes com o primeiro módulo, realizado de 22 a 26 de Abril do ano corrente.


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Publications

Randriamaro, Zo

Beyond extractivism: feminist alternatives for a socially and gender just development in Africa

Maputo, 2019

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Fernandes, Marianna

Alternativas feministas ao extractivismo predatório

contribuições e experiências da América Latina
Maputo, 2019

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Mozambique Office

Av. Tomás Nduda, 1313
Caixa Postal 3694
Maputo – Mozambique

(00 258) 21 49 12 31
(00 258) 21 49 02 86

info(at)fes-mozambique.org
www.fes-mozambique.org

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