Portraits of ‘Gender and Waste’ in Belo Horizonte
Gender and waste project – capacity building for better communication
In May 2015, a workshop on communication and leadership skills with women waste pickers took place as part of the Gender & Waste Project in a partnership of WIEGO/MNCR with the International Coaching Federation (ICF).
Scenes from the heart of recycling: a series
Women waste pickers gathered with other social movements to share common experiences
Brazilian waste pickers denounce misogynist violence
An interview with Thulisiwe Khumalo, woman waste picker and leader
Women waste pickers discuss strategies for recognition at a Cape Town workshop
Waste pickers and allies host event to mark closure of gender and recycling project
Struggling for unity: women waste pickers in South Africa
Women waste pickers gather in Brazil, discuss how gender equality can strengthen the national movement
In São Paulo, women waste pickers host a conference to strengthen leadership
About 225 women waste pickers connected to the Brazilian Waste Pickers’ Movement (MNCR) participated in August in the first statewide conference for women waste pickers.
March 8th: Women in the struggle for inclusive recycling
For women waste pickers, March 8 is a day of struggle – a struggle for inclusive recycling and for the end of inequality in recycling.
Waste and Gender: Rethinking Relations for Empowerment
Little research exists about gender relations and divisions among waste pickers. A collaborative project involving waste pickers in Latin America seeks to shed light on the multiple levels of discrimination that women waste pickers face and their needs.