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Between the years of 1990 and 2000, terrible atrocities were committed against women in Peru. President at the time Alberto Fujimori was at the heart of a campaign to sterilize women as a form of extreme birth control.

Most of the women targeted were poor and from impoverished areas, and therefore had little access to family planning resources or help that could otherwise protect them from the forced sterilization. It's clear that President Fujimori preyed on these women. Many times, the women couldn't even choose whether they wanted the procedure done or not.

The UN needs to step up and redress this terrible assault on human rights — Fujimori hasn't been punished for these crimes nor have the women been given assistance.

Tell the UN: devise a plan to rectify Fujimori's gross attacks on human rights in Peru.

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Dear UN representatives:

From 1990 to 2000, hundreds of thousands of women in Peru experienced forced sterilizations on behalf of Peru's president at the time Alberto Fujimori. The sterilizations were a part of his aggressive family planning plan, aimed to cut birth rates significantly.

Over this period of time, sterilizations were performed by unqualified people and often without anesthetics. As a result, many of the women suffered permanent physical and emotional stress.

The UN still has not taken steps to rectify this situation — whether it be holding Fujimori responsible or providing assistance to the affected women.

It's your job to make sure this injustice does not go unpunished. Stand up for human rights.


Petition Signatures

Aug 28, 2015 Donita Lowrey
Aug 27, 2015 anita vd berge Wat dat beslist ze zelf haar buik haar lichaam
Aug 26, 2015 sherryann pardee
Aug 26, 2015 Denise Plymale
Aug 14, 2015 Adam Fransella
Aug 14, 2015 Reyna Button
Aug 13, 2015 Elise Buffie
Aug 13, 2015 Rose Sullivan
Aug 13, 2015 Sabine Danelon Why always women !! Men can not be sterilise ??? Women were born , to choose if want to be mothers , it's a gift and blessing ! Help with other options , contraceptions !!
Aug 9, 2015 Cynthia Cabell
Aug 4, 2015 esther israel education and resources would not only have been better for these women, also for all of the future generations of Peruvian women
Aug 2, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Aug 2, 2015 Margaret Argyle
Jul 31, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 31, 2015 Haley Mary
Jul 29, 2015 Patty Currey
Jul 28, 2015 Jericho Williams
Jul 27, 2015 Jody Mahnken
Jul 27, 2015 Brian Reynolds
Jul 27, 2015 Ann Albolote
Jul 27, 2015 Anke Dam Please punish Mr.Fujimori because he hurt so many women so very badly.
Jul 25, 2015 izzy presley
Jul 25, 2015 isabel sleiman
Jul 23, 2015 Rachael Pappano
Jul 17, 2015 Lisa May Reynolds
Jul 14, 2015 Esther Wolk
Jul 12, 2015 Yvonne Christison
Jul 12, 2015 Shadoe Drury
Jul 11, 2015 terry thompson
Jul 10, 2015 viviane corliano
Jul 9, 2015 julia holleran
Jul 9, 2015 Abigaile Wolak
Jul 9, 2015 Paul-Denis Clermont
Jul 9, 2015 Татьяна Песня
Jul 9, 2015 debra clayton
Jul 5, 2015 Chris Sterry
Jun 28, 2015 Georgia Douglas
Jun 27, 2015 Linda Lee
Jun 27, 2015 Gunnar Lien
Jun 26, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jun 25, 2015 Undine Nestler
Jun 25, 2015 Teri Endrich End STERILIZATION 4 all Peruvian women it's Inhumane & Cruel!
Jun 25, 2015 Maureen North
Jun 25, 2015 Kathleen Tashiro
Jun 25, 2015 Anthony Maddaluno
Jun 21, 2015 Karin Borjesson
Jun 18, 2015 Carol Kommerstad-Reiche
Jun 15, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jun 12, 2015 S. Marsh
Jun 9, 2015 Maridell Price

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