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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.

Sincerely,

Petition Signatures


Jun 23, 2017 Andrea Namanworth OFS
Jun 14, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jun 14, 2017 Federico Barbera
Jun 14, 2017 Jocelyn Valdez-Loqui
Jun 14, 2017 Nancy Goodwin
Jun 12, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jun 12, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jun 12, 2017 Audrey Martin Please help these women, and, please, bring Mr. Fujimori to justice.
Jun 12, 2017 Emmanuel Xerias
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Jun 11, 2017 Laura Dobson
Jun 11, 2017 Shirley Layfield
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Jun 10, 2017 Debra Wontor
Jun 9, 2017 Beth Smith
Jun 9, 2017 James Deschene
Jun 9, 2017 Caroline Kend
Jun 9, 2017 Jim Keating
Jun 9, 2017 Nora Groeneweg
Jun 9, 2017 K. Clyne
Jun 8, 2017 Mike Biggs
Jun 8, 2017 Rhonda Petrarca This is appalling!
Jun 8, 2017 Martha Whitman
Jun 8, 2017 robert dowling
Jun 7, 2017 C. James
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Jun 7, 2017 Torrey Parshall
Jun 7, 2017 R. Denis Cole
Jun 7, 2017 Sharon Evans-Ford
May 29, 2017 Patrizia Lazzeri FROM 1990-2000, terrible atrocities were perpetrated against women in Peru. Pres. Alberto Fujimori was at the heart of a campaign to STERILIZE women for birth control. UN: Devise a plan to rectify Fujimori's gross attacks on human rights in Peru NOW!!
May 29, 2017 M Ptak
May 24, 2017 kay jay
May 15, 2017 Artur Xavier
May 8, 2017 Veronica Cox
May 3, 2017 Beth O'Brien
May 3, 2017 Sasha Verhoeve
May 3, 2017 (Name not displayed)
May 3, 2017 Ivan Zhyvolup
Apr 22, 2017 michele rule
Apr 20, 2017 sue line
Apr 20, 2017 Micki Courtoreille
Apr 20, 2017 J Owens
Apr 15, 2017 KAREN WASSING
Apr 14, 2017 Michelle Malaspino
Apr 14, 2017 Laura Harris
Apr 5, 2017 Emily Ettinger
Mar 31, 2017 Tim Young
Mar 30, 2017 Sophie Miranda
Mar 30, 2017 Stacy Wykle
Mar 29, 2017 Lubna Saied

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