Thames Path Challenge

4 JULY 2013

Join Team PSG in the Thames Path Challenge on 14 September and raise sponsorship to help our work in support of human rights and social justice in Peru!

  • A 25km walk (15.5 miles) along the Thames, with a celebratory barbecue at the finish!

  • Leaving between 12 and 1pm on Saturday 14 September, to arrive by early evening.

  • Walking from Putney to Hampton Court along the Thames Path - both accessible by train from central London.

  • Minimum sponsorship is just £145, with support available for collecting online donations. Registration costs £35, but the Peru Support Group can refund that if you raise over £200.

For more details and to register, click here. Just select 'Peru Support Group' from the drop down menus of charities and teams.

If you have any questions, please email us at info[@]perusupportgroup.org.uk.

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  • PSG Aims

    The Peru Support Group exists to promote social inclusion, sustainable development and the observance of human rights in Peru. To that end the PSG highlights shortcomings in observance of established norms, whether international or local in nature, in its research, advocacy and publications. In so doing, it underscores the relationships that exist within the political system, how institutions work, and the effectiveness of policies that aim to reduce poverty and inequality within the context of sustainable development.

  • Historical Overview

    Over the past century Peru has suffered a series of autocratic governments and a civil war in which nearly 70,000 people died. Many of the country's ongoing political and social problems are a legacy of its somewhat turbulent past. 

  • Human Rights

    Human rights violations were widespread during the twenty years after the initiation of armed conflict in 1980. Efforts to convict perpetrators since the war's end have made only limited progress. Today, concerns remain over the treatment of those engaged in social protest, particularly against strategically important investment projects.

  • Why join the PSG?

    • Keep up to date with latest news and developments in Peru
    • Learn about key issues of poverty, development and human rights in Peru
    • Support the work of the Peru Support Group

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