Indigenous midwives demand their recognition by the States at the UN

They maintain that the integration of their traditional knowledge will favor maternal and child health in indigenous communities.

Racist character returns by double feature

Television station plays deaf to UN’s disapproval of comic portrait of indigenous women.

National census will reveal ethnic diversity of the peruvian population

Census will include ethnic self-identification questions. Government formalized an advisory commission, where indigenous and Afro-Peruvian leaders represent ethnic groups.

Peru TV slammed by UN as racial stereotypes paraded for cheap laughs

La Paisana Jacinta loses prime-time slot but racism against indigenous people and African-Peruvians far from eradicated.

Racism in Peru exists and must be punished, says UN

Report reveals that discriminatory attitudes are still deeply embedded in Peruvian society.

Portrayal of women in Peruvian TV drama center of controversy

The UN’s anti-racism body CERD calls for Peru to cancel popular comic character on television.

No more Jacintas

Message addressed to the Peruvian Government with relation to its participation in the 85th period of sessions of the Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, CERD.