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LAWRS has joined charities such as Brake, Cafod, Unicef and Migrant Help, in becoming a recognised Living Wage Foundation employer.

The Living Wage Foundation has accredited the Latin American Women’s Rights Service as a Living Wage employer. (more…)

The Daily Mail and Thomson Reuters Foundation have published an excellent report revealing the plight of immigrant women living under the shadow of domestic violence.

The piece looks at why women with irregular documentation status are afraid to report domestic violence to the police. It cites our research showing that (more…)

Se esta llevando a cabo una encuesta en línea que tiene como objetivo comprender mejor las experiencias de agresión, abuso, coerción, el control y la explotación sufridas por mujeres lationoamericanas en el hogar, en el trabajo y (more…)

Dear members and service users, I am writing to you today to announce that after five years in my post as Director at LAWRS, I will be leaving the organisation. This is because I will be moving abroad for personal reasons. (more…)

Our former director Carolina Gottardo has written a blog on the needs of Latin American women in the UK for Women Deliver, an organisation that promotes women’s rights and makes the case for investment in women and girls. (more…)

Children and young people are left feeling anxious and insecure, women and girls are victims of racism and sexism at work, school and on public transport, an even more negative rhetoric on immigration, disbelief, uncertainty and (more…)

Our director Carolina Gottardo writes about the politics of migration for Women For Change.

Migration and asylum are heavily politicised issues. By tracking just media coverage, the Brexit debate focused on migration 18% of the time. That number increases significantly when narrowing the focus to specific news outlets. (more…)

Following the Brexit vote, it is crucial to ensure that women’s rights are not diluted, and that we have an inclusive society where all women are treated with dignity and respect, particularly those who experience multiple disadvantage. (more…)

There is endemic exploitation of low paid migrant women workers in some sectors of the economy.

Maria works in hospitality and is supposedly “paid the national minimum wage per hour”. (more…)

DIRECTOR
Full time
35 hours per week
Salary negotiable according to skills and experience

The Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS) is recruiting for a Director which is a key position for our successful and rapidly growing organisation. The ideal candidate will have: exceptional leadership skills to steer our strong creative team; highly developed staff management, financial,

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