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Summary When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.” —Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014 We don’t allow pregnant girls to continue…
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Summary Since May 2017, new evidence has become public corroborating longstanding allegations that Peru’s former president Ollanta Humala Tasso (2011-2016) would be responsible for egregious human rights violations committed by security forces in the…
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 “I Want to be a Citizen Just like Any
 Other”
 
 
 Barriers to Political Participation for
 People with Disabilities in Peru
 
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 Key Recommendations
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 My Rights, and My Right to Know
 Lack of Access to Therapeutic Abortion in Peru
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 Summary and Key Recommendations
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 Methodology
 III.
 Background
 Maternal
 mortality and morbidity in Peru
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Probable Cause Evidence Implicating
 Fujimori I.
 Summary II.
 Background: The Fujimori Government Control
 of the Judiciary Control
 of the Press III.
 Five Cases and the Evidence 1.
 La Cantuta/Barrios Altos 2.
 Phone…
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POLICY PARALYSIS: A CALL FOR ACTION ON HIV/AIDS-RELATED
 HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN AFRICA      SUMMARY II. ABUSES
 OF WOMEN AND GIRLS THAT FUEL HIV/AIDS.. HIV/AIDS and
 Abuse of Girls Risks to
 Women and Girls in…
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In the past few years, the human rights panorama in Peru has brightened considerably because of the decline in the massive "disappearances" and extrajudicial executions that has accompanied reduced political violence. Despite this positive trend, however…
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Throughout the world, thousands of children are used as soldiers in armed conflicts. Although international law forbids recruiting children under fifteen as soldiers, such young children may be found in government armies and, more commonly, in armed rebel…
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The creation of a system of faceless courts to prosecute those accused of terrorism—justified as a temporary emergency measure—stands out as anti-democratic and in violation of basic human rights principles. Together with the impunity granted to…
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Throughout Peru’s twelve-year internal war, women have been the targets of sustained, frequently brutal violence committed by both parties to the armed conflict often for the purpose of punishing or dominating those believed to be sympathetic to the…