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Poppy Purvis

Poppy Purvis
We’d like to thank you for all of your support this year. With your help we have been able to develop exciting new projects including: Four webinars based on Voices of Latin America (watch back on Patreon)The first two issues of Voz LAB’s Quarterly DispatchA wonderful podcast, Women Resisting Violence (now available to download and on most streaming platforms - more details below)The first post in...

Step Up Migrant Women

Women Resisting Violence Episode 3 Step Up Migrant Women
This week's episode focuses on migrant women in the UK with insecure immigration status who are experiencing domestic abuse.

Critical Times for LAB

LAB is in urgent need of funding. This is a truly critical moment for us – by the end of November we will no longer have the funds to employ our three members of staff, who have been working part time for us for almost a year. And we won’t be able to coordinate our wonderful team of translators, researchers and writers. All have made a huge contribution.
This month we are excited to welcome four new partners: Open Americas, Reclama, Latin American Foundation for the Future (LAFF) and Unión Verapacense de Organizaciones Campesinas (UVOC), and look forward to fruitful relationships with them.  In August, LAB was fortunate to have had a productive meeting with Tom Northey of Con Brio. He is helping us to secure funding to keep LAB's important work going next year....
Community Opposition to Violence *Correction, we mistakenly put May 16 instead of June 16 on our previous NL, apologies. A huge thanks to all those who have signed up to support our work on LAB’s Patreon subscription service so far and to those donating. As most of you know, LAB is desperately in need of funding to keep our work going so your kind support...
LAB's film curator Karoline Pelikan is joined by Peruvian director Jimmy Valdivieso to discuss his latest film My Beloved Barrios Altos.
The documentary Mothers of the Land serves as an eye-opening report on the daily lives of female farmers in Peru, and how their traditional way of life is threatened by the modern maladies of capitalism and climate change.
LAB co-hosts a screening of two beautiful Peruvian documentaries about land, cultivation, resistance and climate change
Communities awaiting compensation from the worst environmental disaster in Brazilian history say they’re being stymied by a convoluted legal process that favors those responsible.

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