Wednesday, October 20, 2021
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. 

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.
'Gold, Oil and Avocados, A Recent History of Latin America in Sixteen Commodities' by Andy Robinson is a detailed account of export extractivism in Latin America, offering rich context.
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....
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

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.

Hunger for Justice

This is the first issue of Voz, LAB’s new series of guest-written quarterly dispatches, available exclusively to patrons (paid subscribers). Natalia addresses poverty and inequality under Pinochet’s lasting neoliberal economic model, the student uprisings that led to the estallido social, her traumatic eye injury and her political beginnings.

Open Americas (OA)

Area of work: Latin America, the Caribbean, Canada Open Americas (OA) is a platform for sharing content that engages with contemporary social issues facing the Western Hemisphere. We advocate a diversity of thought through information, whether it be conveyed through research, literature, reviews, or photographs. OA does not strictly adhere to any political or religious doctrine and encourages open, respectful...
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 badly needs new sources of funding, not least so that we can retain our four wonderful part-time researcher/ editors. Meanwhile, LAB is busier than ever. LAB needs to be able to pay our main researchers and editors, and offer them security of employment. The best ways you can help are by signing up to LAB’s Patreon (see below); helping us...

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