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Cellphone justice for sterilized women

Survivors of forced sterilization in Peru are using mobile phones to speak out.

Filed in: Peru Technology Women

‘I was at the dentist, your honour’

Members of Peru’s armed forces have still not been brought to justice for the atrocities they committed during the country’s civil war, reports Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Human Rights Peru

Technology gives survivors of forced sterilization a voice

Women in Peru are using mobile phones and an Inca communication system to tell their stories, writes Vanessa Baird.  

Filed in: Peru Poverty Women

Intimidation, discrimination – the healthcare reality for indigenous mothers

Sarah Edwards explains why women from minorities are failing to get the care they need.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Peru Women

Peruvian protesters face increased police brutality

Stephanie Boyd says new laws are a reminder that, in mining zones, foreign corporations get more protection than ordinary civilians.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Mining Peru

Indigenous organizations to sue Peru over Amazon gas project

David Hill reports on the legal move to protect isolated indigenous peoples at risk of ‘extermination’ by the country’s biggest ever hydrocarbons project.

Filed in: Conservation Human Rights Peru

Peru spearheads open-source power

Long-lasting, community-led wind farms that produce energy beneficial to local people and the environment? Easy, says Jane Dennett-Thorpe.

Filed in: Energy Environment Peru

Country Profile: Peru

Peru is said to be booming but the poor would never know it. Stephanie Boyd reports.

Filed in: Economics Peru

‘Life yes, gold no!’

Peru’s gold rush threatens indigenous communities’ right to water. Roxana Olivera meets one of the faces behind the struggle, Máxima Acuña.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Mining Peru Water

Don’t be fooled by economic growth

A meeting in London this weekend looks at what it does for Peru’s poor.

Filed in: Economics Peru

The fight’s not over yet, say Peru’s dam busters

Asháninka communities are locked in a cold war with the government and their neighbours says Izzi Myers.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Peru

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