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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

Jun 27, 2016 Dat Tran
Jun 24, 2016 Judith Vincent
Jun 23, 2016 Pauline Roche
Jun 23, 2016 Virginia Dempsey
Jun 23, 2016 Virginia Kurtz
Jun 19, 2016 Lisa Drolet
Jun 17, 2016 Garry Lough
Jun 16, 2016 diane mulhern
Jun 16, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Jun 13, 2016 Sherry Horne Taylor This is a horrible, despicable thing the government is doing. This is morally wrong this interferes with a woman's right to have control over their bodies. Those who performed this sterilization should be tried and given serious punishment for this.
Jun 11, 2016 SORCHA LIU
Jun 5, 2016 Clifton McMillan Jr
Jun 4, 2016 Kelly Garrett
Jun 4, 2016 Lynda Seeley
Jun 3, 2016 silva kruzic
Jun 3, 2016 Susan Brittain
May 25, 2016 (Name not displayed)
May 24, 2016 Janet Coleman
May 24, 2016 Gisela Kelso
May 24, 2016 (Name not displayed)
May 18, 2016 Алексей Жезлов
May 14, 2016 Barb Gleich Please stand up for human rights. No one should be forced to be sterilizedm especially without anesthtics.
May 13, 2016 Mika Stonehawk
May 12, 2016 Deborah Soloway
May 11, 2016 Melinda Funk
May 8, 2016 Dr. Sen Justice for this massive anuse of women.
May 8, 2016 Della Coburn
May 4, 2016 Rosemary Murray
Apr 28, 2016 Margaret Randall
Apr 27, 2016 Mick McMahon
Apr 26, 2016 lorene wartick
Apr 26, 2016 Jan Bueker
Apr 24, 2016 Margaret Ann Meyer
Apr 16, 2016 Hester Steinberg
Apr 14, 2016 yvonne points
Apr 14, 2016 kellyann morander
Apr 14, 2016 ernesto meloni
Apr 13, 2016 casey muhs
Apr 12, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Apr 12, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Apr 11, 2016 Dolores Bonanno
Apr 9, 2016 Kailey Reade
Apr 7, 2016 Ruby King
Apr 7, 2016 Linda Martinez
Apr 7, 2016 Glenda Staats
Mar 28, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Mar 28, 2016 claudia sibila
Mar 27, 2016 Camile Dionne-West

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