Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Women Resisting Violence

Women Resisting Violence – project with Kings College London

‘Sex work’ in Colombia: the other side of the coin

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The challenges of creating a collaborative mural in Bogota to represent the perspective of women forced into prostitution by the armed conflict.

Colombia: widespread sexual abuse of protestors by Armed Forces

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Young women have been particular targets of police violence during the national strike and subsequent protests in Colombia this month. What are the charges and how have they been met?

Mexico’s double pandemic

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For over a year, Mexico has been battling the COVID-19 health emergency but another worrying, silent pandemic is currently unfolding. Violence against women, including femicides, has increased exponentially.

Artists and activists change the narrative around femicide

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Open call launches to support feminist artists and activists change the narrative on femicide in the UK and Mexico

Police brutally killed Victoria Salazar: how are feminists representing her death...

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On 27 March 2021, the Mexican police brutally killed Victoria Salazar, a refugee who had fled violence in El Salvador. Feminist activists in Tulum are using the visual arts to honour and remember her.

Quintana Roo sit-in marks historic step towards legalisation of abortion in...

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The Quintana Roo Feminist Network’s 94-day sit-in at the State Congress recently came to an end, after legislators agreed to hold a vote on the legalisation of abortion. Although that vote was lost, the decision will allow the movement to take the fight to the Supreme Court.

International Women’s Day celebrations across Latin America

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On International Women’s Day this past Monday 8 March, 2021, women and their allies throughout the region took to the streets to protest against discrimination, inequality and violence against women and girls. Here is how the day was celebrated across the region.

How did Mexico City mark International Women’s Day 2021?

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In the run-up to International Women’s Day in Mexico City and in spite of the pandemic that is sweeping the country, the women’s movement planned a demonstration to demand a life free from violence.

Beyond the Campus: rethinking research engagement and impact

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LAB offers a range of services to improve the impact and engagement of university research. A new brochure and a public talk at the SLAS Virtual Conference outlines what LAB can offer and why this area of work needs a refresh.

Resisting and transforming intersectional gendered violence

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LAB council members and academics at King’s College are embarking on a new project to explore and celebrate grassroots campaigns and organisations that counter violence against women and girls in Latin America -- through a podcast series, website, workshop and book.

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