The 26th United Nations Climate Conference of the Parties (COP26) was a glaring example of what happens when grassroot organisers are excluded from conversations concerning their lives. Intended to place the world on a path towards averting a climate disaster, the summit failed after leaving the Global South and young people out. To counter this, we must scale up our efforts to facilitate spaces for young feminists, in all their diversity, to connect and conspire for a just present and future.
Mbali Khumalo works as FRIDA’s Program Officer providing accompaniment for feminist groups from Sub-Saharan Africa.
In this post she shares practical advice and learnings to create inclusive, feminist global convenings.