With a program focused on training, the Landless Women's Day of Struggle aims to denounce the setbacks that affect federal and state public policies.
MST Occupations and Demonstrations
The day of struggle will denounce foreign capital in Brazilian agriculture through transnational corporations, drawing the attention of society to the destructive model of agribusiness
The company's debt is R$ 276 million [$87 million].
The action sought to draw the attention of state parliamentarians to vote against reform.
Around 100 women from the Via Campesina, the Central Única dos Trabalhadores (CUT) and the Popular Levante de Juventude [Popular Youth Rising] held a protest against the Social Security Reform of the government of Michel Temer (PMDB) at dawn on Tuesday, March 7. Salgado Filho International Airport, in Porto Alegre (RS).
The headquarters of Social Security in Belém was also occupied to denounce the pension reform and the coup government of Michel Temer.
On the morning of this Wednesday (March 8), about 1,000 MST women, unions, black movement, left wing parties, students, Fetagri, MAB [Movement of People Affectd by the Dams], neighborhood movements, Popular Consultation and Popular Youth Rising held Women's March in Belém.
"Our occupation here, adds to the acts in the whole country against any posture that threatens our conquests"
During the march, an act was also carried out in front of the Federal Public Ministry to demand from this institution an action aimed at defending the collective rights of society.
Focus of the actions is the fight against the proposal of reform of the Social Security, of the coup government of Michel Temer.
Finally came the 8th of March, a date so expected by all popular movements, and this year has assumed a character of confrontation with the agenda of the coup government, which seeks to deepen the gender inequalities already so entrenched in our society.
In the municipality of Chapecó, about 5,000 protesters marched through the city's streets in order to dialogue with the population and add strength to the mobilizations taking place across the country on March 8, 2017, International Women’s Day.
With representations of the five regions of the country, more than 400 militants of the MST met in Fortaleza-CE for the meeting of the National Coordination of the Movement, between January 23 and 27, 2017. With deep reflections, dialogue and a lot of excitement in a revolutionary mística, the Movement's whole team deliberated on an extensive calendar of struggles to confront the threats to social rights carried out by coup president Michel Temer.