LAWRS is also aware that many meaningful changes for vulnerable groups take place as a result of policy and advocacy work by voluntary organisations. We also (recognise instead of ‘believe’) that (‘Latin American’ instead of some ) women are affected by intersectional layers of discrimination as women, ethnic minorities and migrants refugees or asylum seekers. This is the situation facing the majority of our clients. We actively advocate for women’s rights, migrant’s rights and the rights of ethnic minorities at local, national and EU levels, working along sister organisations in the women and migrant sectors, as well as networks and campaigns. We take a human rights based approach and follow the principles of a feminist organisation throughout our policy, advocacy and campaign work.
We have reached another milestone in the final season of Downton Abbey. Last night was our final standoff against the Super Bowl. Regardless of the ratings, it is sad to think that we won’t have the same battle for the best screen in the house next year. How are your Valentine’s Day plans coming? Perhaps you and your loved one will be cuddled up watching Downton together. I know Lord D and I will be.
In keeping with tradition, I will continue to share one recipe mentioned on each episode as my love letter to the Downton kitchen staff and to those fans who love the food on the show. We continue to see how food plays a role in adjusting to married life. We have recently prepared a lovely duck dish which Elsie prepares for dinner, so we will focus on her first course of smoked salmon , one of my favorites. Continue reading »