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Guarani Women’s Struggle to Reclaim Land in Bolivia: Webinar on 9 August

9 Aug 2022


On August 9, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, join us for a webinar with Guarani women leaders from Bolivia, who will tell us about their successful struggle to reclaim part of their ancestral territory. These women recently published a book about their efforts, called Laguna Chica.

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Objective: To learn and spread the word about the achievement of Guarani women’s struggles to recover their original community territories usurped by ranchers in the Chaco region of Bolivia (Tarija).

Time: 13:30-15:00 CEST / 7:30am EDT

Facilitation: Valentina Figueroa Martinez

Interpretation will be available in Russian, French and English.



  • 13:30-13:45

Welcome and introduction

  • 13:45-14:15

Panel of 3 women leaders of Laguna La Laguna Chica, first reclaimed land of original community territory (TCO in Spanish) with the struggle of women from the Assembly of Guarani Peoples (APG from Spanish)

  • 14:15-14:30

Video of Laguna Chica women’s struggle

  • 14:30-14:40

Rights to the original community territory, granted by Bolivian Constitution and the Productive Revolution. Rosario Ricaldi, Executive Director of CCIMCAT

  • 14:40-14:50

Women and the land tenure in Bolivia. Tania Sánchez Montaño, Executive Director of La Coordinadora de la Mujer

  • 14:50-15:00


  • 15:00-15:05

Conclusions and closing of the event, Juana Vera Delgado