Peru has a long history of discrimination against poor and Indigenous communities. Amongst the atrocities inflicted during the war, indigenous women were hit in particular.
Monday 21 September is International Peace Day and Womankind is using the day to highlight the issues that women in Peru face today.
Womankind reports on the disappointment of women’s rights organisations in the abandonment of the proposed bill to legalise abortion in cases of sexual assault in Peru
Womankind’s Programme Manager Catherine Klirodotakou reflects on her visit to Peru and the stories of hope from the women she met, even in the face of violence.
Five Fomen, Five Voices: We’ve launched a series of films focusing on the root causes of violence against women and girls and the vital role of women’s rights organisations
Five Women, Five Voices: We’ve launched a series of films featuring inspiring individuals from women’s rights organisations across the globe
Read about our Trustee David Goldsworthy’s trip to Peru where he met with our partner DEMUS to learn more about its work
We hear from our partner organisations in the run-up to our 25th anniversary on International Women’s Day
Follow our blog posts throughout 16 Days of Activism. Luz from Peru tells us why it’s important for women to understand their rights
“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.”
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