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Bartolina Sisa

The national women farmers’ organization “Bertolina Sisa” (Federación Nacional de Mujeres Campesinas, Indígenas y Originarias de Bolivia ”Bertolina Sisa”(CNMCOIB BS) is also part of the national farmers’ organization (CSUTCB). Bartolina Sisa’s aim is to organize indigenous women farmers and promote their rights. They work with leadership training and information work to strengthen women’s influence in society and stop violence against women. The organization is represented in the National Assembly.

NPA has worked with Bertolina Sisa since 2005, and also supports the district organization of Bartolina Sisa in Cochabamba (FDMCOIC- BS) and Santa Cruz (FDMCSC-BS).