Chirapaq demanded that the State act in accordance with the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.
Television station plays deaf to UN’s disapproval of comic portrait of indigenous women.
The mother language is used for socializing in communities and as a weapon to confront discrimination in public space
Census will include ethnic self-identification questions. Government formalized an advisory commission, where indigenous and Afro-Peruvian leaders represent ethnic groups.
La Paisana Jacinta loses prime-time slot but racism against indigenous people and African-Peruvians far from eradicated.
Report reveals that discriminatory attitudes are still deeply embedded in Peruvian society.
The UN’s anti-racism body CERD calls for Peru to cancel popular comic character on television.
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.