We can win £150

And there is a very simple way you can help us win!

Between June 19 and 24, Lawa will be participating in the #ILoveSmallCharities competition on Facebook. If we win, we will get £150 (which will, of course, be used to support the women and children living in our refuge)! You can help by posting on the competition page (just click here: https://www.facebook.com/smallcharityweek) the following sentence: “I love Lawa because (you can use one of the reasons below or come up with your own!”). You have to use the #ILoveSmallCharities tag and include our name Latin American Women’s Aid.

Here are a few suggestions (please don’t forget to add the hashtag #IloveSmallCharities and also to tag our Facebook page, which is this one: https://www.facebook.com/LatinAmericanWomensAid

I love Lawa because:

Join us next week: challenging inequalities, bridging gaps and ensuring fairness

The Islington BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee) Women’s Network (which we are a part of) presents its second conference, which will take place next week, on June 13th from 9:30 to 13:30 (Assembly Hall, Islington Town Hall, London N1 2UD)

The theme is “Challenging Inequalities, Bridging Gaps and Ensuring Fairness” and the programme includes guest speakers, videos, case presentations and discussions.

To book your place, please send an email to anil@imece.org.uk

You can also check the Facebook event.

 

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Understanding the crisis of the domestic violence services in the UK

You probably heard or read somewhere about the cuts of public funding for domestic violence services (refuges or shelters) in the UK. But how exactly is that happening? The government might say they are helping the victims of abuse, so what is really going on?

Well, this video – produced by the amazing Sister Uncut – will help you understand this crisis, that especially affects small charities that provide specialised services, like us.

That’s why we are finding new ways to fundraise, such as creating crowdfunding projects. Together, we are stronger!