Brazil: Rural Women Protest Use of Toxic Agrochemicals

Inter Press Service: Thousands of women farmers in Brazil demonstrated this week against the use of toxic weedkillers and pesticides on crops and in favour of agricultural techniques that protect their families' health. Under the slogan "Women Against the Violence of Agribusiness and Agrotoxins; For Land Reform and Food Sovereignty", members of the international peasant movement Via Campesina, together with other organisations working for the rights of women and the rural population, demonstrated Tuesday and Wednesday......

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