Peru News

Overcoming Fear


Juana shares the story of how she overcame her fears of leadership and developed confidence by participating in women's organizations with the support of The Hunger Project and Chirapaq, THP's partner organization in Peru. 

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Advocating for Indigenous Women's Rights Via Radio by Chirapaq in Peru


Through the power of radio broadcasting, indigenous women in Peru partnered with The Hunger Project's partner organization, Chirapaq, have had the opportunity to lead innovative and educational radio programs, broadcasting public announcements about various social issues in 2012.

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Chirapaq Director Appointed to New UN Women Civil Society Advisory Group


In May 2012, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet announced the members of her Global Civil Society Advisory Group. The group will facilitate regular consultations and dialogue between civil society and UN Women. We are proud to announce that Tarcila Rivera Zea, Director of Chirapaq, The Hunger Project's partner organization in Peru, has been appointed to the consultative forum. Congratulations Tarcila!

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