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In 2017 the screaming woman won’t be quiet

For the seventh consecutive year, the Woman Scream Festival will deliver art, music and poetry to more than 100 cities across the world.

Grito de Mujer2017 posterEarly pregnancies, child abuse or forced labour, among many others, are problems afflicting millions of girls across the world every day. Undeniable realities that are even more present in Latin American countries and other latitudes that seek development.

There are many ways to face these scourges, and one of them is the Woman Scream International Poetry and Arts Festival 2017.

In its seventh edition and under the motto “a scream for freedom, an homage to women”, the event will have more than 200 activities taking place between the 1st and 31st of March 2017.

Organised by the Women Poets International Movement (MPI) together with the brand Woman Scream, the festival will see participation from poets, artists and supporting institutions from around 30 countries.

Latin America will be represented by, among others, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Venezuela, Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia, Guatemala, Chile, Cuba, Uruguay, Peru, El Salvador and Honduras. Other countries taking part are Spain, USA, Portugal, France, Haiti, Greece, Morocco, Italy, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Zambia, Zimbabwe, India, Macedonia and Luxembourg, among others.

Grito de Mujer2017 2 ninaThrough music, dance, poetry and various forms of performing art, the Woman Scream festival has delivered a series of simultaneous events since 2011, which promote no gender violence, a culture of peace and self-help messages.

More information about the programme and the participating cities can be found on the official site: Grito de Mujer.


(Translated by Donna Davison – Email:

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