Latin American Women’s Rights Service

We are a user-led, feminist and human rights organisation that has been working with Latin American women in the UK since 1983. Our aim is to facilitate the tools for Latin American women to assert our human rights and pursue personal empowerment and social change. We are a holistic organisation and provide culturally and linguistic specialist advice, information, counselling and psychotherapy, advocacy, development programmes, workshops, wellbeing groups and targeted support to Latin American women.
We directly support more than 4,500 women per year and we also do policy and campaigning work on BME and migrant women’s rights, and recognition of Latin Americans as an ethnic group.

 

London organisations respond to post-Brexit racist and sexist abuse by urging people to become Upstanders not Bystanders.

We are a large group of organisations in London supporting women affected by domestic, sexual and other forms of abuse against women and girls. We are dismayed at the huge increase in reports of racist incidents to many of our organisations over the past week. This follows the BREXIT vote in the UK which seems to have given credibility to racist and sexist behaviour and (more…)

 

LAWRS lamenta los resultados del referéndum realizado el pasado 23 de junio. Queremos asegurarlas que los cambios van a tomar tiempo. La salida del Reino Unido de la Unión Europea no tendrá repercusiones inmediatas en el estatus migratorio de lo/as ciudadano/as europeo/as residentes en este país.

Se espera que el proceso de negociaciones tome alrededor de 2 años. (Información tomada de Migrants Rights Network) Ten en cuenta que todavía no hay información (more…)

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Spanish Speaking Counsellor/Psychotherapist
Two days per week (14 hours per week)
Salary: £27,500 (pro-rata)
Fixed term contract until 31st March 2017

We are seeking a Spanish speaking Counsellor/Psychotherapist for Anahi, LAWRS’ Counselling and Psychotherapy project which offers a women-centred, culturally specific service in Spanish and Portuguese for Latin American women survivors of violence against women and girls (VAWG). (more…)

 

Crèche Coordinator
Minimum 30 hours per month
Additional hours negotiable – £12p/h

LAWRS is looking for a Crèche Coordinator with NVQ2 Level in Childcare or equivalent and with good experience in childcare. LAWRS’ crèche is a complementary service that allows the women that access our services to attend the different activities while their children are being looked after, and allow the children to enjoy a safe, happy and educational space. (more…)

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