The 36x36 Association is about creating a powerful network of meaningful relationships between female visionaries and practitioners, decision-makers and change agents to build the pathways towards life-serving future economies.
- We act as an independent, global supporter for the active role of womxn in the transition to an ecologically and socially sustainable future.
- We empower womxn worldwide to proactively advance life-serving economies.
- We advance social and economic action in harmony with ecological and social needs, self-determination, freedom, equality, diversity and responsibility for future generations.
We adopt a global and systemic perspective in the awareness that the genius of womxn must underpin and drive transformative change towards social and ecological sustainability.
We take a holistic approach that acknowledges the complexity and interconnectedness of current challenges and respects the diversity of womxn's perspectives.
We identify and disseminate conceptual and practical solutions for life-serving economies and societies.
We highlight transdisciplinary and long-term solutions from the perspective of womxn, and ensure they are integrated in governments, institutions, legal frameworks and other decision-making forums.
Collective Feminist Practice Principles
Claim a feminist future
- Co-create future together with womxn
- Make a claim to access power positions
- Take a stance for feminist perspectives
- Mutually support professional advancement
- Grant authority to womxn
- Be brave beyond your comfort zone
Strategize joint femxle impact
- Know global trends and get involved
- Drive transformations towards a just and thriving world
- Accept responsibility for planetary challenges
- Drive change in femxle-led transformation networks
- Develop feminist impact strategies
- Make womxn’s professional expertise visible
Create dedicated femxle circles
- Build circles of trust for feminist practice
- Strengthen networks among womxn
- Build supportive connections with womxn in power
- Resist competition and live solidarity
- Favor femxle-led collective action
- Lead change from a feminist stance
Foster femxle creativity and expertise
- Prefer womxn as sources of inspiration
- Favor and reference femxle expertise
- Build your and other womxn’s competencies
- Support femxle pioneers
- Foster creative space among womxn
- Help each other turn crises into opportunities
Develop feminist reference systems
- Appreciate and recognize womxn
- Extend gratitude to womxn
- Cultivate feminist values and wisdom
- Acknowledge and respect femxle perspectives
- Practice care and commitment towards womxn
- Unearth and cherish herstories
Leverage femxle difference
- Acknowledge diversity among womxn
- Understand different realities and perspectives
- Honor the intersectionality of feminist approaches
- Promote femxle representation in governance and decisionmaking structure
- Create femxle-focused learning circles
- Foster meaningful conversations among womxn
Collective feminist practice is conscious and strategic action for building an impactful feminist reference system in relationality and mutual support. It empowers womxn to be truly themselves, to cherish differences, to acknowledge femxle authority, to steward future collectively and to drive transformations towards a just and thriving world.