My story and feminism

By Natalia Farias (META Uruguay) In such special days where women seem to be protagonists and we are fighting more strongly against gender inequalities, I decide to write these lines, which have to do with my own history and with feminism. My story as a “girl, a young woman, a lady” (the title of a […]

Facing New Territories: META Explores New York

By Hailey Fox The recent participation of META in the Conference of States Parties (CoSP), on the Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, was a true testament to the resilience of META’s young advocacy. The backbone of META is built out of the qualities observed by the executive director of the International Disability […]

What was META up to in 2018?

Throughout 2018, META members worked actively to advance the promotion of rights and inclusive development, strengthening their leadership role with the conviction that «without action, there will be no rights.» The following is a review of the key moments of the year: Intergenerational Dialogues: META talks with activists from the Latin American Blind Union (ULAC) […]

Women take the lead: META experience at WEI Convening

Five of META’s active participants from Argentina, Costa Rica and United States participated of the Women Enabled International Convening for advocates on the Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities, which took place in San Jose, Costa Rica, from July 18-21. Introducing the AccountaBILITY Toolkit The first day of the Convening welcomed women from all […]