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Women Resisting Violence

Women Resisting Violence – project with Kings College London

Eva Alterman Blay Feminisms in Brazil women resisting violence
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.

Mourning the 56 in Guatemala

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Women Resisting Violence podcast release WP
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 - Sepur Zarco case: The Guatemalan women who rose for justice in a war-torn nation. UN Women Gallery
The failure to secure justice in cases of gender-based violence shows fundamental flaws in Guatemala’s democratic institutions.
MinA Migrants in Action performance People's Palace Projects Brazilian women in London
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. 
LAWRS Latin American Women's Rights Service resources
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. 
Casa Das Mulheres © Jéssica Pires
Whilst Brazil is deemed one of the most violent and dangerous countries in the world, the rate of violent deaths in the country has decreased over recent years. Despite this, women and other gender and sexual minorities remain at greater risk of experiencing violence. 
Step Up Migrant Women logo
Step Up Migrant Women (SUMW) is a campaign created ‘by and for’ migrant, Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) women. It was first established and is led by the Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS) and comprises a coalition of more than 50 organisations

Organisations | ANFASEP

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In 1983, three women looking for their vanished family members, created the Asociación Nacional de Familiares de Secuestrados, Detenidos y Desaparecido del Perú -The National Association of Family members of Kidnapped, Detained and Disappeared in Peru.
The collective 8 Tijax was formed in 2017 in Guatemala in response to a massacre at the Virgen de la Asunción Children’s home. 8 Tijax is a group of volunteers who work with the families of victims and survivors and support their campaigns for justice in the courts.
Human Rights Watch has found that Ecuador’s criminalisation of abortion violates human rights and discriminates against Black and Indigenous people.

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