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Draft campaign principles

campaign principles

  • Be women-led, for women, by women with support from men in communities and male-led and mixed male-female organisations

  • Adhere to the principles of equality, democracy, accountability and transparency

  • Ensure that women in communities are fully informed and participate equally in decision-making processes of the campaign at different levels

  • Support the participation of women by providing childcare support – children and women’s care responsibilities should not be a hindrance to women’s opens in a new windowactivism!

  • Reclaim the voice of grassroots women so that they speak for themselves rather than through the voice of a ‘mother organisation’

  • Be inspired by and draw from women’s lived experiences, alternatives and demands to develop our campaign positioning and interventions

  • Challenge opens in a new windowpatriarchy, including such aspects as rape and sexual harassment, which extractives organisations typically to do not address

  • Work to develop women’s position and strengthen their power in the family, community and society more generally; women’s organising and women’s solidarity will be the key vehicles for building women’s power