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Peru: Thousands march for justice, equality, women’s rights, TeleSur, 11/08/2018,

Massive demonstration in the Peruvian capital, Lima, organized by the Assembly of Women and Diversities and the NGO Ni Una Menos (Not One More), which involved 20 human rights groups demanding justice for women, following the acquittal of a man accused of rape who negotiated with the authorities for his release.

Peru: Court hands down first ever sentence for sexual harassment, TeleSur, 11/10/2018,

Report on the first sentencing of a man to prison and to payment of damages to the victim for a case of aggravated sexual harassment toward a 15-year old young woman. It also recalls one controversial case that motivated the rise of the movement NiUnaMenos.

Tegel, Simeon, While the US has #MeToo, Latin America’s ‘NiUnaMenos' spotlights femicides, violence against women, NBCNews, 17/03/2018,

Only 20 years since the concept of femicide became an issue in Latin America, following the notorious wave of unresolved killings of women in Ciudad Juárez in Mexico in the 1990s, Peru is also in the spotlight following a case of grave sexual assault against a 22 year old girl.