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2 December 2020
Press Release

Equipment to protect those who protect the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and women

Within the framework of the humanitarian response and in coordination with the Executive Directorate of Sexual and Reproductive Health of the Ministry of Health (DSARE-MINSA), the United Nations... Read more

26 November 2020
Press Release

Ensuring multisectoral services to migrant and refugee women in the prevention and attention of gender-based violence in the COVID-19 emergency context

    Peru is the second largest destination of Venezuelan refugee and migrant women in the world. Official data reported that 861,698 people from Venezuela were living in the country at the end of... Read more

25 November 2020
Statement

Pongámonos de pie y digamos ‘basta’ a la violencia

Enough! This is what we have to say, today and every day, to all forms of violence against women and girls. Enough with domestic violence. Enough with the rapes. Enough of harmful practices like... Read more

18 November 2020
News

Multisectoriality and Gender-Based Violence

Although it is possible to notice important normative and political advances in relation to the prevention and care of gender violence, there is still a significant gap between the approved public... Read more

11 November 2020
Press Release

How much does adolescent pregnancy cost to the future of Peru?

LIMA PERU. - In our country, 1 of 4 inhabitants are adolescents or young people between 10 and 24 years old. This population is the basis of a demographic bonus whose window of opportunity will close... Read more

11 November 2020
News

Remote Services Technical Guide for comprehensive care of cases of violence

Gender-based violence constitutes a public health problem, a human rights issue and one of the most frequent forms of discrimination. In Peru, according to the Demographic and Family Health Survey (... Read more

5 November 2020
Press Release

Self-care kits for the empowerment of adolescents and women

In contexts of humanitarian crises, the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, has a crucial role in implementing, quickly and effectively, measures to safeguard the lives of affected people,... Read more

2 November 2020
News

Health Directive on psychological parameters

Although some progress has been made in the provision of health services to women who have suffered different forms of violence, both globally and in Latin America and the Caribbean, relatively... Read more

27 October 2020
News

COVID-19 and gender violence

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating socio-economic impact. Gender violence has increased and the possibilities of accessing justice, protection and well-being for those who are victims of... Read more

20 October 2020
Statement

Trusting statistics to tell the story

A statistic is not only a number – it tells a human story. It speaks of people’s health and well-being, problems and prospects, and socio-economic circumstances. When collected and analysed well,... Read more

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