“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
October 4, 2013
By Rachel Chase
IOM Peru and the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations this week signed a cooperation agreement that will allo
The testimonies of sexual abuses committed during Peru's bloody internal conflict make for grim reading.
It was 1996 when Micaela Flores and 15 other women from Peru's highlands accepted an ambulance ride to a Cuzco clinic
Peru's government has reopened an investigation into a controversial birth control programme of sterilisation.
North Cauca, Colombia, June 24, 2011: The first meeting of indigenous women in resistance for the survival and autono
CUZCO, Peru, Jun 8, 2011 (IPS) - Where is the justice?
Legally, each of Peru's 25 administrative regions must have a plan for promoting equal opportunities for women.
Investigations of the raping of women in the 1980s during Peru's counterinsurgency war have ground to a halt, even th
This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal
Peru was elected as a member of the newly-created United Nations agency on gender equality and women's empowerment fo
Poor, rural, Quechua-speaking women in the Peruvian province of Anta who were victims of a forced sterilisation progr
t's Saturday and the women hurry into the cooperative's warehouse in this rural town in southeastern Peru with huge b
A poll in Peru says two women are the front-runners in the Oct.
To commemorate International Women's Day on March 8th, the PSG asked UK-based NGO WOMANKIND to contribute an article
"I want justice.
Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.
For tourists and other visitors, Cuzco has a special fascination as the ancient capital of the Inca empire.
In most developing countries agricultural land is the property of men.
Today, a 16-year-old Peruvian rape survivor who suffered devastating consequences after being denied an abortion file
Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Lati
Truth commissions (TCs) are formed to investigatehuman rights violations that occur during armedconflict or under rep
According to the 1951 UN Refugee Convention, there are three conditions a person should meet to be considered a refug
From 1980-2000, the internal armed conflict between the Peruvian government and armed insurgent groups led to massive
In Ecuador, UNIFEM is partnering with national women's institutions, CONAMU, the municipality of Quito and Amnesty In
Participatory Evaluation Reports of Aid Flows from a Gender Perspective in Cambodia, Gu
Hilaria Supa has broken down many barriers in her life.
The city of friendship, Chiclayo, Peru, was the place chosen for the South America Region's first National Women's Co
Yaneth Llerena, 40, leads a team of 50 community workers at an emergency women's centre in the poor district of Villa