28 April

On April 28th, more than forty women defenders of land, life and environment will meet in Montreal to share their experiences and resistance strategies and to speak out about the threats they are facing doing so.

In solidarity with their struggles, get informed by participating in the International Meeting “Women resisting extractivism : building collective strategies”.

Program :

3:30-5:15 p.m.
Women’s experiences of struggles and resistance against extractivist mega projects

5:30-7:00 p.m.
Simultaneous workshops will offer insight into the greatest challenges that women land defenders are facing, the gendered impacts of natural resource extraction, alternatives to extractivism, as well as their creative strategies to access justice

7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Dinner break (Meals for sale on site)

7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Voices, music, dance and images of resistance
An evening with rebel artists and participants, to celebrate our struggles and our victories
With artists from Latin America, Philippines, Haiti, and first nations in Québec, Canada and the world.

Where :

Comité d’éducation aux adultes de la Petite-Bourgogne et Saint-Henri (CEDA)
2515 Delisle
So-called Montreal
H3J 1K8
(Lionel-Groulx Station)

Logo’s artwork : Eruoma Awashish Art visuel