LAWRS Development and Outreach Coordinator Nahir de la Silva explains how LAWRS and the consortium Diverse Communities Health Voice found that Latin American women in Islington need better quality and gender-specific interpretation services to access healthcare.
Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS) is excited to announce that we will be co-producing a Spanish and English language exchange ‘café’ with Paxton Green Time Bank (PGTB) in Southwark.
Supported by the Feminist Review Trust, the project will be led by women from LAWRS and PGTB who will share language skills and get to know each other, in an exchange called timebanking. (more…)
Most Latin American women arrive in the UK with skills and qualifications and while most are in work, this is mostly in low skilled and low paid jobs in cleaning, catering and hospitality services, they experience high levels of labour exploitation and live their lives in poverty.
As part of our work in the recognition for equal rights for Latin American women and work against labour exploitation, LAWRS has participated in the report of the Equality and Human Rights Commission. (more…)