Tag Archives: DEMUS


Un hombre No Viola – A Real Man Doesn’t Rape

Read about our Trustee David Goldsworthy’s trip to Peru where he met with our partner DEMUS to learn more about its work

Marking 25 years: the voices of women’s rights organisations

We hear from our partner organisations in the run-up to our 25th anniversary on International Women’s Day

Day 10 of 16: Luz from Peru

Follow our blog posts throughout 16 Days of Activism. Luz from Peru tells us why it’s important for women to understand their rights

16 Stories: Michelle, Peru

“A psychologist is required who will work in a permanent capacity on machismo, gender-based violence and domestic violence. There is a crisis of values within the family.”

16 Stories: Tab, Peru

“Women like me who were abused by the military were an embarrassment. When we found the courage to come forward, authorities themselves told us we were a shame to the community.”

Peru moves to bring justice for women survivors of sexual violence during conflict

In a victory for Womankind’s partner DEMUS the national parliament of Peru has unanimously approved a Bill that will extend compensation to many more survivors of sexual violence in armed conflict.

Women leaders from Peru visit Womankind

Dynamic leaders from communities and women’s rights organisations in Peru visited London last week. Read about their impressions.

Womens’ organisations in Peru monitoring the new government

Women’s organisations in Peru are monitoring the commitment of President Humala’s newly elected government around women’s rights closely

Government of Peru re-opens forced sterilisations case

The Government of Peru has announced it will re-open the case of forced sterilisation which affected more than 200,00 indigenous women in Peru in the 1990s.

Working for women’s rights in Peru

Despite recent economic growth and a constitution that affords equality, Peruvian women continue to face challenges as they attempt to exercise their rights