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A pensive and often sombre film, Nudo Mixteco offers a unique insight into women’s experiences in a traditional Mixtec village and upholds the power of listening.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Latin America Bureau and King’s College London are Looking for bilingual Spanish / English speakers with a Guatemalan accent, to dub a new podcast on combatting violence against women.