Saturday, September 25, 2021
Shady River (Río Turbio), named after the mining town in northwest Argentina in which it is set, explores the gendered space of the mine, giving voice to a collective of marginalised women and shedding light on the tragedies that haunt the town of Río Turbio. 
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. 
Paula Hernandez’s simmering and intimate family drama, The Sleepwalkers, offers a social commentary of few words on the silence around sexual assault within still patriarchal family dynamics.
Human Rights Watch has found that Ecuador’s criminalisation of abortion violates human rights and discriminates against Black and Indigenous people.
By comparing the discourse of a Colombian broadsheet and a pacifist feminist organisation, Isabelle Gribomont demonstrates how language can impact the ways victims are understood and treated in a (post-)conflict society.
Chile's constituent process, which, led by the consistent work of social movements, seeks to dismantle the first laboratory of neoliberal capitalism, offers lessons to the left in the UK and worldwide.
The challenges of creating a collaborative mural in Bogota to represent the perspective of women forced into prostitution by the armed conflict.
LAB co-hosts a screening of two beautiful Peruvian documentaries about land, cultivation, resistance and climate change
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?
Argentina-based security and defence think tank RESDAL looks at trends in Latin America, asking what the data can tell us about gender-based violence during the pandemic, and how this can inform public policy in the region.

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