By Carla López C., Executive Director of the Fondo Centroamericano de Mujeres (FCAM) and Co-chair of Prospera –the International Network of Women’s Funds.
On January 21, one day after the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, an estimated four million people participated in the Women’s March on Washington and sister marches worldwide. There was a mix of feelings among the participants: strength, sorority, solidarity, anger, rebellion, humor, and hope. The march included many demands, among others, sexual and reproductive rights and actions for climate change. Even more than a protest of the new President’s policies, the March spoke to the vast power of intersectional social justice movements. (more…)