Would you like to inspire and unlock your full potential to champion and lead action to tackle violence against women and girls (VAWG)?

At LAWRS, we are looking for 12 enthusiastic Latin American Young Women aged 18 to 24, based in London, to join our Young Women’s Advisory Board for one year.


What’s it about?

The Young Women’s Advisory Board is an initiative by the Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS) and its project for girls and young women: Sin Fronteras. The programme seeks to train Latin American Young Women for collective action at the intersection of migration, age, and gender, amongst others.


This programme provides you with theoretical and practical skills in feminist leadership and advocacy that you will be able to apply in your life, your career, and your community.

The program will be held in English and Spanish, and meetings will be in-person in London.


Who’s it for?

Latin American Young Women aged 18 to 24*, based in London, are invited to participate in the Young Women’s Advisory Board and will receive a stipend to support their engagement in the programme (at London Living Wage levels).


Please note: this also includes first and second-generation of young women with Latin American ethnicity and European/UK nationality.


 * Please notice you must be at most 24 years old by the time of submitting the application form.



The one year programme (Apr.2024 – Mar.2025) consists of 8 sessions Leadership and Advocacy training (Saturdays, Jun. Oct and Sep. 2024), 9 Discussion Meetings about tackling violence against women and girls (VAWG) as Latin American young migrant women advocates (Apr, Jun, Nov, Dec 2024, Jan, Feb and Mar 2025)  and  3 planned activities (LAWRS’s Annual General Meeting (AGM),  LAWRS’  International Women’s Day (IWD) and the Million Women Rise March). (Nov.2024 and Mar.2025)


Programme Timeline

Programme Starts: Saturday 27th April – Opening Session.  (11 am – 3 pm) in-person in London. 


Saturday 11th May: Discussion session to set goals for the year. (11 am – 3 pm) in-person in London. 


Leadership and Advocacy training sessions:

  • Saturdays 08th and 15th June 2024. (11 am – 4 pm) in-person in London. 
  • Saturdays 07th, 14th, 21st and 28th June 2024. (11 am – 4 pm) in-person in London. 
  • Saturdays 12th and 26th October 2024. (11 am – 4 pm) in-person in London. 


Further discussion sessions:

  • 13th and 27th Jul, 9th Nov, 7th Dec. 2024, 25th Jan and 15th Feb 2025. (11 am – 3 pm) in-person in London.  


Other activities*:

  • 23rd Nov. 2024 – LAWRS’ AGM
  • 1st Mar. 2025 – LAWRS’ IWD
  • 8th Mar. 2025 – Million Women Rise March


* Throughout the year we expect to have participative activities where the YWAB can amplify their network and uptake action. It will be In-person meetings in London, time to be confirmed. These are highly recommended activities, however they are not compulsory and will not be financially  compensated.


Program Ends: Saturday 15th March 2025.



With the Young Women’s Advisory Board, you can gain skills, meet new people, and influence LAWRS’ policy work bringing youth voices to the centre of the organisation and the public debate.


Get involved in the work that we do, get paid for your time, gain valuable experience to include in your CV, get trained in leadership and activism, and be invited to LAWRS events and beyond!

This is your chance to create a more equal world for girls and young women, participate in a collective social change actions programme to tackle violence against women and girls (VAWG), and shape LAWRS’ policy work.


Apply Now!

Apply online using our Application Form


Applications are open until Monday, 22nd April 2024.


Please note that completion of the application form does not guarantee a place in the programme. If your application is accepted, you will be invited to an online interview/call in the following days. If selected, you are expected to attend the PYL’s Leadership and Advocacy training in September.



Taline, the project coordinator, would be happy to talk to you if you have any questions or need support with your application. 


Contact her at: sinfronteras@lawrs.org.uk / 07802 645001.


We would be grateful if you could also share this information with your network, as we want to ensure many young women know about this opportunity, especially those with a passion for making a difference in the lives of women and girls.


Thank you for taking an interest. We can’t wait to hear from you!