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  • City, State: San Francisco, CA
  • Geographic Location: North America
  • Languages: Arabic, English, French and Spanish
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Sixty-four countries and territories around the world contributed patches for the solidarity quilt, depicting the values laid out in the World March of Women's global charter for humanity.

Saturday, January 17, 2009 9:49 AM

In 2004, The World March of Women, an international network of 6,000 grassroots women's organizations, created a global charter for humanity, an official statement of the group's goals. In 31 affirmations, the charter calls on men, women and oppressed groups across the planet to "transform the world," "radically change social structures" and live together with "equality, peace, freedom, solidarity and justice." It's a compelling vision of an ideal world. But what do these abstract goals look like for everyday women? The answer is the women's solidarity quilt, a colorful patchwork of women's hopes and promises for a better world. View each of the patchworks in the solidarity quilt.

María Elena Moyano.

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 10:59 AM

Featured Community Voice: María María Acha Visual artist María María Acha  is taking the issue of gender equality to the streets of Mexico. Through visual biographies of remarkable women who have worked for gender equality, she aims to rescue, inform and sensitize people to the history of women's work in the world.


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