Repurposing things is common practice in my house. From reusing plastic tupperware from the Chinese takeaway to mending clothes and passing down outfits from the older to the younger generation, my mother has instilled these practices in my sisters and me since we were young. By doing so, my mother has passed down the narrative of reducing waste to different generations. Culture shapes sustainability, especially for many immigrant families like mine.
From the Paiter Suruí indigenous community in Brazil, 24-year-old Pí Suruí is both a budding photographer and a psychology student. She has dedicated extensive time photographing other indigenous communities and is an activist for her people. Suruí photographed at COP 26 and saw closely the environment of the conference. She kindly refers to other indigenous communities as ‘relatives’ or ‘parente’ in Portuguese.
The fight for equal rights and conditions for women has existed since time immemorial. No matter what part, nook, or corner of the world one is from, women have always been fighting for what they deserve. With the passing of the centuries, women who have belonged to different groups, castes, and societies have become more conscious of the misogyny that is all-encompassing and became aware of the change that needed to occur. These socio-economic metamorphoses have been achieved in an ...
Ecofeminism is a social movement and philosophy that looks at the connections between nature and women. As a social movement that centers on the protection of nature, it is a movement led by decolonial and indigenous movements, primarily by women of colour activists.