La Via Campesina will mobilize for this event, representing the voice of the peasant in the global debate and defending a different path to development that is based on the well-being of all, that guarantees food for all, that protects and guarantees that the commons and natural resources are put to use to provide a good life for everyone and not to meet the needs for accumulation of a few.
What does VC stand for?
VC stands for Via Campesina (International Peasant Movement)
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- Very Cute
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Samples in periodicals archive:
So women's rights have become increasingly important within La Via Campesina.
Participants included campesinos, the Catholic Church's Comissao Pastoral da Terra (CPT), Caritas, the multinational agency Via Campesina, and representatives of the mainline Protestant churches as well as newer evangelical and Pentecostal denominations, the latter very powerful in the country with a congressional bloc of nearly 40 members (NotiSur, Oct.
More than 10,000 women participated in the protests, which were called by the Landless Rural Workers' Movement and the international agrarian organization La Via Campesina.
The organization Via Campesina also claims that 12 campesino leaders were killed last year by assassins hired by landowners.
Interaction within the WSF and other meetings led the World March of Women to forge closer ties with Via Campesina, an international organisation that fights for food sovereignty, and Friends of the Earth International, an environmental group.
The international small farmers movement Via Campesina also lamented the absence of Group of Eight leaders, saying in a statement: "This is a major concern, and we call upon the G8 governments (to) take up your responsibility, your economic and political strength gives you a major responsibility on this issue
They describe the role of international organizations like the Latin American Coordinator of Rural Organizations and La Via Campesina, and regional and national movements, in opposition to neoliberal globalization.