Projects in Peru
Northern Peru Project
To shift extractive industry practices, government policies and legislation to respect indigenous rights and protect the Amazon rainforest.
Comunicaciones Aliadas (COAL)
Strengthening Social Leaders' Capacity for the Promotion of Human Rights
To support the production and distribution of news and analysis on human rights violations, natural resources rights and gender-based violence, and to support capacity building for indigenous women leaders and advocacy campaigns based on the political agenda of local social movements.
Consejo Machiguenga del Río Urubamba (COMARU)
Political Participation of Indigenous Women Leaders
To increase political participation of indigenous women in decision making around land management and to implement a new law requiring indigenous people's consent for development projects by social organizing, workshops and forums, and campaigning domestically and internationally.
Federacion de Comunidades Nativas del Bajo Ucayali (FECONBU)
Advocacy School for Amazonian Leaders
To protect and respect the rights of indigenous people in the Amazon region against extractive industries by maintaining an indigenous leadership-building school, building advocacy and policy skills, designing advocacy strategies and social mobilization.
Grupo de Trabajo Racimos de Ungurahui
Sustainable Indigenous Territorial Management
To strengthen sustainable livelihoods initiatives in response to land rights violations by providing community trainings on Amazonian food production, advocating with Canadian activists to hold oil companies accountable and establishing food security initiatives.
LUNDU Centro de Estudios y Promocion Afroperuanos (LUNDU)
Promoting Policies for the Afro-Peruvian Community
To improve public policies that address the unmet needs of Afro-Peruvians and to abolish discriminatory media practices by launching advocacy campaigns, fostering intercultural dialogue, and empowering Afro-Peruvian women and youth.
Mujeres de Anta
Institution Capacity Building
To support organizational capacity building and advocacy initiatives seeking access to truth, reparation and justice as well as for high quality sexual and reproductive health services for rural indigenous women.
Musas Inspiradoras de Cambios (Musas)
Promoting the Rights of Women with Disabilities
To support leadership building for women with disabilities from rural and urban areas; to support advocacy initiatives seeking improvement of urban access for public services institutions; and to develop a communication strategy to promote women with disabilities' social contribution and rights.
Red de Jovenes DeporVida
Youth Advocacy for Social Change
To support the strengthening of youth groups that use street football to motivate young people to participate in launching local youth initiatives and social committees and to play a key role in the decision-making process of local public policy.
Solas y Unidas (ASU)
Strengthening Solas y Unidas' Leadership and National-Based Groups
To strengthen ASU's institutional structure and create a strategy for its regional based groups; to build the leadership of local women leaders living with HIV in order to develop a national agenda and to contribute to its national institutional vision, methodology and advocacy programs.