Stories about Reframed Stories from May, 2018
“We ask for responsibility in the treatment of the news about feminicide”
"We ask for responsibility in the treatment of the news, which is more than just facts and figures. It is about a woman who suffered and died because of violence."
“We have local knowledge that our grandparents taught us.”
"Each indigenous people has its stories, legends, founding myths, and processes for community and of struggle."
“My community is still stigmatized..”
"The only way that we can find more narratives and media presence of trans people is by showing the lives of each one."
“Above all to treat the issue with humanity”
"The current reality shown by this word cloud for feminicide reflects the lack of awareness about the issue.."
“The survivors are not represented, as well as the indirect victims of feminicide”
"The media only sees us as sacks of flesh, as blood, and as victims of violence that offer no resistance to [feminicide]."
“The processes of resistance are not visible within the word cloud ‘criminalization’ of protest”
"Criminalization has been one way of denouncing repression, discrimination, and any form of physical, legal, and symbolic violence by the State on the population and other popular groups."
“The word ‘indigenous,’ is rather like an imposed word…”
"The word ‘indigenous,’ is rather like an imposed word, a word recognized as external and curiously also devoid of other signs of tension, crisis, and violence...'
“Communication can help raise awareness about our cause as the Mapuche Nation and People”
" I think the main words of the [Mapuche] people are ‘culture,’ ‘Newen,’ or land, ‘spiritual,’ ‘spirituality,’ ‘worldview,’ ‘society,’ as well as ‘autonomy,’ and ‘language’ since we are a Nation."
“We are looking for equality, but we are also aiming for equity.”
"Especially at a local level, I would want the words “black feminism” to be present."
“Esmeraldas is a united town”
"When talking about the 'border,' I’d say tranquility, respect, equality, and peace above all else."
“There are some areas (of Esmeraldas) that are in conflict, but that's not the entire province.”
"Diversity, growth, rights, plurality, versatility, love, peace, unity, and other [words] fit within our town’s identity."
“We (the youth) are the priority. Although not everyone wants to see it that way, that is the reality.”
Youth should be represented with words "like future, charismatic, cheerful, honest."
“The youth are a majority. We are living in a new era, and it's our time.”
"I think words such as inclusion, youth contribution to society, the new political youth should be [represented in the media]."