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Treating the invisible wounds of violence in Peru

LIMA, Peru – Nearly every morning for the past six years Gabriela Gonzales has been going to the…

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Fear and exhaustion shadow Venezuelan women on the long trek to Peru

TUMBES, Peru – “I have been told that it was too dangerous to travel alone, but I did it for my…

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Born at the end of a rope: Embracing indigenous childbirth traditions to save lives

CHURCAMPA, Peru – Edelmira Martina Antay Dávila remembers when women used to die in childbirth. “I…

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One year later, flood-affected women in Peru struggle for protection and reproductive health care

LAMBAYEQUE, PERU – When floodwaters engulfed the ĺllimo district on 14 March 2017, Lily Silva…

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Teen moms in Peru pinpoint need for sexuality education, health services

LIMA, Peru – "I became pregnant at 14 years old,” Angie told UNFPA. Now 19, she lives with her son…

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After Peru floods, women emerge as leaders, advocates

LAMBAYEQUE, Peru – “When the disaster struck, I was in an advanced stage of pregnancy, and all I…

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Over 10,000 women and girls reached in disaster-affected Peru

PIURA, Peru – Flooding and heavy rains on the northern coast of Peru caused widespread displacement…

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Over 1 million affected by brutal flooding, landslides in Peru

LIMA, Peru – More than…

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Giving birth upright, with maté – Peru clinics open arms to indigenous women

AYACUCHO, Peru – In Vilcashuamán, a Peruvian town perched thousands of metres high in the Andes,…

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