Women in sisterhood resisting violence in Guatemala

*Note: Originally posted on: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/latamcaribbean/2021/11/25/women-sisterhood-violence-guatemala/ A fire in a state-run shelter in Guatemala in 2017 brought together a group of women who have been fighting for justice for the victims ever since in this case.  Cathy McIlwaine, Jelke Boesten (King’s College London) and Rebecca Wilson (Latin American Bureau) recall this incident and other two experiences of grassroots work throughout Latin America and

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Migrants in Action (MinA)

Blog Series: reposting Latin America Bureau and King’s College London partnership As part of our ongoing collaborative Women Resisting Violence project in partnership between LAB and King’s College London, we are spotlighting Latin American grassroots campaigns and organisations that counter violence against women and girls. Read on to learn about Migrants in Action, a community theatre group led by

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Understanding violence against women and girls in Brazil

Blog Series: reposting Latin America Bureau and King’s College London partnership As part of our ongoing collaborative Women Resisting Violence project in partnership between LAB and King’s College London, we are also reposting content on violence against women and girls and resistance strategies in Latin America. Read on to learn about the intersectionality of violence against women and girls

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LAWRS | Step Up Migrant Women Campaign

Blog Series: reposting Latin America Bureau and King’s College London partnership As part of our ongoing collaborative Women Resisting Violence project in partnership between LAB and King’s College London, we are spotlighting Latin American grassroots campaigns and organisations that counter violence against women and girls. Read on to learn about the #StepUpMigrantWomen campaign, led by the Latin American Women’s

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Redes da Maré and Casa das Mulheres, Rio de Janeiro

Blog Series: reposting Latin America Bureau and King’s College London partnership As part of our ongoing collaborative Women Resisting Violence project in partnership between LAB and King’s College London, we are spotlighting Latin American grassroots campaigns and organisations that counter violence against women and girls. Read on to learn about Redes da Maré, who feature in our Women Resisting

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Focus groups and creativity for understanding gender-based violence against women

Blog Series: Methodological engagements for understanding violence against women and girls in cities * by Cathy McIlwaine & Moniza Rizzini Ansari Exploring the multi-layered and intersectional complexity of gender-based violence against women in contexts of poverty and urban armed violence is no simple task. It requires interdisciplinary and multi-method approaches to capture the multiple forms

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New research: Resisting violence, creating dignity: negotiating Violence Against Women and Girls through community history-making in Rio de Janeiro

Funded by the British Academy’s Heritage, Dignity and Violence programme as part of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), this new research is led by King’s College (Professor Cathy McIlwaine), with co-investigation led by Queen Mary University of London (Professor Paul Heritage) and Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Prof. Miriam Krenzinger) and Redes da

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