Category: Gender

Some justice for women?

In the past couple of weeks, women’s rights campaigners in Peru have had cause for celebration as the judiciary has taken steps to redress two notorious cases. On 13 December, the High Court of Lima North decided in the case of...

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Banishing of the G-word

On 7 November, members of Congress, mainly belonging to Fuerza Popular, put forward a bill to banish from the lexicon of the state all reference to the word ‘gender’. The move has provoked criticism even in the conservative...

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International Women’s Day

Like in many other cities around the world, Lima saw the mobilisation of thousands of women to demand justice on International Women’s Day. Although not as numerous as the 5 million women who took to the streets of several...

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