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Step Up Migrant Women

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This week's episode focuses on migrant women in the UK with insecure immigration status who are experiencing domestic abuse.

Charity-researcher collaborations are key to ending gender-based violence

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Women's organisations have found that women’s participation in research, consultation and advocacy activities leads to their empowerment.

Feminisms in Brazil – the war against gender

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Eva Alterman Blay is a pioneer of women’s rights in Brazil and the founder of the Center for the Study of Women and Gender Rights at the University of São Paulo.

Peru’s grim Covid record

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Why did Peru suffer 200,000 deaths in a population of less than 33 million?

Mourning the 56 in Guatemala

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To mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, LAB and King's College London release the first episode of our new podcast, Women Resisting Violence, where women share their experiences of supporting each other and transforming their communities.

Guatemala: lasting legacy of gender-based violence and state impunity

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The failure to secure justice in cases of gender-based violence shows fundamental flaws in Guatemala’s democratic institutions.

Organisations | Migrants in Action (MinA)

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Migrants in Action (MinA) is a community theatre group both established and run by Brazilian women who've suffered gender violence. Together they advocate for the wellbeing and visibility of the Brazilian community in the UK and Europe. 

Chile: BHP forced to halt mining

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It's not all plain sailing for mining companies. Communities at Cerro Colorado in Chile have put up stiff opposition to BHP, whose mine threatens water supplies from a key a key aquifer. And peasants in Huamachuco, Peru, staged a massive protest against mining in their province.

Organisations | Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS)

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Founded in 1983, The Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS) is a feminist human rights organisation, run by and for Latin American women living in the UK. 

Mexico: schools reopen but worries persist

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Mexico's education system closed down for far longer than most other countries, during the pandemic. Katie Jones looks at the effects, the struggles parents had to home-school their children and the worries which persist.

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