Latinas for Climate: amplifiying the voices of girls and young women in Latin America

Organization: Latinas for Climate

Country: Chile

Representative: Catalina Santelices

Website: https://www.instagram.com/latinasforclimate/

Solution awarded as: Honoree


Description of the project: Latinas for Climate is an international network of young Latin American feminists that raises awareness about the climate emergency from a gender, human rights and cultural perspective. This project educates girls and young women in the region on understanding climate issues by supporting them in creating virtual content, empowering themselves through action, and raising their voices. Latinas for Climate create dialogue spaces where young women can exchange about their struggles, achieve more representation, and inspire more people. They defend multiple human rights that help reduce gender inequalities.

Climate impact
Environmental education and training with a climate justice approach
Promotes intersectional dialogues to learn about the climate emergency
Gender impact
Girl- and youth-led virtual platform to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
Visibilisation of the work of Latin American women environmental defenders, particularly indigenous and BIPOC women
Shares information and virtual resources to educate and bridge gender gaps
Scalability / replicability
Platform used in more than 13 Latin American countries
Generating secure virtual spaces to share information in a transparent manner

Financially supported by: Individual donations