Tag Archives: DEMUS

Racism and gender discrimination intertwined in Peru

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.

Why is Peace Day Important to Women in Peru?

Monday 21 September is International Peace Day and Womankind is using the day to highlight the issues that women in Peru face today.

Peru shelves proposed bill to legalise abortion in cases of sexual assault

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

Peru: Women and Girls Fighting for Justice

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.

Jessenia Casani: The root cause of violence is the sexist culture

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

Hannah Koroma: We have one common cause, we want to be empowered.

Five Women, Five Voices: We’ve launched a series of films featuring inspiring individuals from women’s rights organisations across the globe

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.”