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Man accused of attempted femicide is let free by police, kills wife and then commits suicide
Posted by Frances Jenner on May 11, 2018 Leave a comment

Man accused of attempted femicide is let free by police, kills wife and then commits suicide

  A man who attempted to strangle his wife was let free recently by authorities and immediately went home to kill her, police said. He was found dead Thursday after  Full Article »

Nuevo Peru party are fighting to make women the priority at a social and political level
Posted by Frances Jenner on May 3, 2018 Leave a comment

Nuevo Peru party are fighting to make women the priority at a social and political level

  Left-leaning political party Nuevo Peru is asking for a stronger stance on bringing women into the foreground in political and social matters. They demanded a stricter fulfillment of the  Full Article »

Villanueva announces new initiatives to combat violence against women and minors
Posted by Frances Jenner on May 3, 2018 Leave a comment

Villanueva announces new initiatives to combat violence against women and minors

  César Villanueva, the president of the minister’s board in Peru announced that 225 Emergency Centres for Women (CEMs) will be running by 2021. Agencia Andina reported that Villanueva announced  Full Article »

Fire attack victim struggles for life as gender-based crimes return to forefront in Peru
Posted by Frances Jenner on Apr 26, 2018 Leave a comment

Fire attack victim struggles for life as gender-based crimes return to forefront in Peru

  The tragic event of a man setting fire to Eyvi Agreda on Tuesday night has shocked the nation and has once again highlighted the gender-based crimes and femicides that  Full Article »

23-year-old woman is in a critical condition after being set on fire in a bus
Posted by Frances Jenner on Apr 25, 2018 Leave a comment

23-year-old woman is in a critical condition after being set on fire in a bus

  Last night a woman was set on fire on a bus in Miraflores, Lima by a man who is suspected of stalking her, police say. The presumed attacker, identified  Full Article »

‘Justice for All Women’ as Peru celebrates International Women’s Day
Posted by Frances Jenner on Mar 8, 2018 Leave a comment

‘Justice for All Women’ as Peru celebrates International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is today and, although women’s rights have made huge strides in the last century, women are still facing gender discrimination in Peru in 2018. Many organisations in  Full Article »