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Peru’s Congress approves first ever plenary session dedicated to women
Posted by Frances Jenner on May 22, 2018 Leave a comment

Peru’s Congress approves first ever plenary session dedicated to women

After months of ignored requests, the Congress will have a special plenary session Tuesday that will solely discuss the situation of women, children and teenagers. Agencia Andina reported that the  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 »

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 »

The inside look at an all-women coding school in Peru
Posted by Frances Jenner on Apr 4, 2018 Leave a comment

The inside look at an all-women coding school in Peru

  PeruReports wrote a story on Laboratoria last month, a Peruvian-based startup that teaches Latina women from low-income backgrounds to code. We spoke to Gabriela Rocha, the Global Associate for  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 »