Peru

#Rise4Revolution Update from Peru By Jason Day

Published: 5 January 2016 > V-Day > Peru

The first big piece of news is that the Government has finally agreed, for the first time, to set the record straight about the around 350,000 women who were sterilized against their will (or without their consent) during the Fujimori regime in the mid-1990s. We made possible, right after 14 Feb,…

Read More

Construction Workers’ Union in Peru Join the campaign for Justice

Published: 7 February 2014 > V-Day > Peru

Isn’t this amazing? The Construction Workers’ Union in Peru, and Global Coordinator Jason Day share photos of the unveiling of the signs calling to end street harassment that will be posted outside major constructions in the country. In alliance with DEMUS, they are setting up a workshop for them in…

Read More

Dear Eve: An open letter from Global Coordinator Jason Day

Published: 6 February 2014 > V-Day > Peru

Peruvian Actor, One Billion Rising Global Coordinator and V-Man extordinaire Jason Day wrote a moving letter to Eve Ensler, creator of One Billion Rising and published it with Diario La República in spanish. Below is a translation of the letter. Read the original article can be read HERE!  Dear Eve, I have seen your…

Read More

Listen: amazing song “Amarme” inspired by One Billion Rising

Published: 30 January 2014 > V-Day > Peru

Isabel Pinedo, an activist in Peru was so inspired by One Billion Rising in 2013 that she wrote, sang and recorded this incredible song Amarme which translates as to love myself or simply Love Me. Love Me is an ode to self-love and an invite to love, to stop the cycle of violence. Enjoy! …

Read More

Un Billón de Pie Perú/One Billion Rising Peru featured in Ellos & Ellas Magazine

Published: 17 January 2014 > V-Day > Peru

JUST released today, a local Peruvian magazine published a powerful and poignant article about the prevalence of and pressing need to END violence against women in Peru. The author does not shy away from highlighting the cultural normalization of family violence, or the level of justice NOT served by the…

Read More

MUJERES EN BÚSQUEDA DE JUSTICIA / WOMEN IN SEARCH OF JUSTICE By Jessenia Casani

Published: 10 January 2014 > V-Day > Peru

MUJERES EN BÚSQUEDA DE JUSTICIA Algunas ideas a un mes del Tribunal de Conciencia Por Jessenia Casani, socióloga de DEMUS, Perú A través del informe final de la Comisión de la Verdad y Reconciliación entregado al Estado peruano, el año 2003, la violencia sexual durante el conflicto armado interno peruano…

Read More