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2 June 2018

“Some of the words that should be linked to feminicide should be justice and sentence”

"the correct words that should be used to explain feminicide and that fall within Bolivian law should be that in a feminicide there was justice without delay.."

“Community work highlights the united participation of citizens to develop activities that improve the image of our community”

"...it is a responsibility of the communities, organizations, and practicing citizens to organize, disseminate and conserve this intangible heritage of our native peoples."

“As an indigenous woman, I would like to see women leaders highlighted”

"As an indigenous woman, I would like to see women leaders highlighted (in the word cloud), the names of women leaders from our bases because I know they exist."

1 June 2018

“There is ancestral knowledge in the Sarayaku indigenous community”

"there is ancestral knowledge in the Sarayaku indigenous community that goes back many years"

“Sarayaku is not only about struggle, it also has diversity”

"Sarayaku is not only about struggle, it also has diversity such as its flora, fauna, the spirits that protect us.."

“To show the youth’s participation in Sarayaku's historic struggle”

"I would like this word cloud to show the youth’s participation in Sarayaku's historic struggle."

We want to see “our customs, our culture, our traditions, and our way of life.”

"What we want [to appear] in this word cloud are our customs, our culture, our traditions, and our way of life."

“The term ‘indigenous’ is being represented from an institutional and State perspective”

"The term ‘indigenous’ is being represented [in the word cloud] from an institutional and State perspective, especially in electoral situations that assume democratic, inclusive, and participatory conditions."

“We also want our rights to be respected.”

"our rights, especially those of women have been violated by the big transnational corporations.."

“The risks of violence against women and feminicide legitimize machismo and stigmas about women in society”

"The slowness in the investigation and judgments of the cases demonstrate the absence of the State's willingness to work for gender, education and prevention that would benefit women's rights."

“The understanding of territory as an unresolved issue is not depicted”

"The ‘Huilliche’ branch of the Mapuche Nation has more concepts that should appear here, particularly the ones related to the return of the territory that has been usurped.."

“We need a representation that reflects a more autonomous development of Mapuche society”

"...we need a representation that reflects a more autonomous development of Mapuche society, which is not always contingent upon the relationship with the Chilean State."

31 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."