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LAB is excited to invite you to the second instalment of the Voices of Latin America webinar series, this time focusing on LGBTQ+ rights and machismo.
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.
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.
he crowdfunding campaign for The Heart of Our Earth, our project dedicated to community resistance to mining in Latin America, came to an end on 23 December. The Crowdfunding campaign raised just under £9,000, while two separate large donations to the project added a futher £7,250 yielding a magnificent total of approximately £16,250.
Today, LAB is proud to launch a crowdfunding campaign for a brand new and very important LAB project: The Heart of Our Earth: Community Resistance to Mining in Latin America. But why mining? And why now?
Building on the Voices book published in January 2019, the authors of Voices are back to provide an update on Latin America’s new activism. We will be discussing Latin America’s developments from the past few years and talking about how social activists have adapted to new challenges.
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.
Women in Argentina have recently celebrated progress in women’s reproductive rights with the historic vote in the Senate approving the legalisation of abortion but other struggles for women’s rights to control their own bodies continue.
Open call launches to support feminist artists and activists change the narrative on femicide in the UK and Mexico
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.

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