The 2013 Annual Report on
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International pressure on the Peruvian authorities has brought some progress for Indigenous Peoples in the Amazon. An Amnesty International delegation ...
Urgent Action AMR 46/010/2009
A new Amnesty International report explores the high levels of maternal mortality amongst women from excluded or marginalized communities.
Hundreds of poor, rural and Indigenous pregnant women in Peru are dying because they are effectively being denied the same health services other ...
PERÚ: Deficiencias fatales. Las barreras a la salud materna en Perú.
Document AMR 46/008/2009
Peru: Fatal flaws - barriers to maternal health in Peru
Scores of demonstrators from Indigenous communities in the Amazon were detained and at least 169 injured after demonstrators were forcibly dispersed ...
Urgent Action AMR 46/009/2009
Peru remains one of the countries with the highest maternal mortality ratios in Latin America. Maternal mortality could be greatly reduced if the barriers ...
Document AMR 46/002/2009
More than half a million women die needlessly each year from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth – one every minute. Many others suffer ...
Document ACT 35/007/2009
An Amnesty International delegation will observe the delivery of the sentence in the trial of former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori – who is accused
Transgender woman Techi was kidnapped and tortured by members of a local neighbourhood watch patrol in the town of Tarapoto in San Martín Province ...
Urgent Action AMR 46/004/2009