Connecting local responses around the world
It is very interesting and inspiring for me how Storytelling has become a trending topic within The Constellation community at different levels.
I discovered Storytelling some 20 years ago when I was trying to build confidence in myself and also to different women's groups around me (in particular, HIV+ women).
I had never thought of the importance of the stories my dad used to tell me when I was a child, but then, all of a sudden, as important things usually come into our…Continue
Hi friends, it's been a long time since I do not share with you in this platform, but these days I came to think about how we are looking as SALT practitioners at this issue, gender, that is in everybody's agenda recently. Are we really paying enough attention or, if enough, in the right perspective?
When I came in touch with The Constellation, my main work within the response to HIV was focused on gender inequality, on how women were affected by the virus to a greater extent than…Continue
I am in the process of translating a book which I am really enjoying and I would like to share it with you. It is about Participative Action Research, about co-creation of knowledge and how to learn from the process.
I think that it has a lot to do with our core beliefs in The Constellation and I am sure it might be of help for many of you who explore how research can be done from the actions we undertake.…Continue
¿Qué es una respuesta local y cómo puedo ayudar ?
Los equipos locales responden a sus desafíos y trabajan para el logro de sus sueños a largo plazo estimulando la propiedad local de los temas y las soluciones. Eso es lo que queremos decir con respuesta local .
Algunos equipos tienen necesidades más urgentes que otros en un momento determinado, y el propósito de esta página es hacer un…Continue
There is something interesting related with our capacity to express curiosity. In my culture, curiosity has been considered a tendency that needed to be controlled, specially among women. Still today it is considered as an intrusion into other people's lives, and a behaviour to be avoided for a good social interaction.
I haven't thought very much about it until I went to visit this small community affected by the tsunami in the region of Tamil Nadu, India. And curiosity is what…