During my stay in Colombia I prepared training materials with proposals to introduce the gender perspective into de co-operation and humanitarian action projects. Those materials are focused in a practical approach attending the needs of the APS´ s staff. I those materials are included basic...

According to the FAO, “ensuring women’s access to and control over agricultural assets and productive resources is important for achieving food security and sustainable livelihoods”. In the line of the principle 20 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, adopted in 1992, the position...

Two weeks ago, I met with two young women from Port-au-Prince. Not directly linked with my activities as a volunteer for AxS, it was an interesting moment for me, a kind of continuation of my previous thoughts on feminism in Haiti. Mardochee and Stephora came down to...

While giving a gender training for AxS’s Staff in Jacmel, some confusion appeared. As in almost every part of the world, there were some serious misunderstandings on what feminism means. “Feminists hates men”, “feminism is the opposite of machismo”, and so on and on (nb:...

I am what I call a gender person. I studied humanitarian action and human development in general, but I always put an extreme and high interest on gender equality. So, when I arrived in in Jacmel, capital of the South Eastern region, to be a...