Peru: The Peruvian human rights ombudsman (Defensoría del Pueblo) and racial discrimination.

Abstract

The role of the Defensoría in Peru in (1) strengthening legal protection against racial discrimination through lobbying for legal modifications; and (2) generating public awareness and support through high-profile media campaigns, is assessed. This paper was presented at 'Conflict Prevention and Peaceful Development: Policies to Reduce Inequality and Exclusion', a CRISE policy conference held on July 9-10, 2007 at Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford.

Citation

Pegram, T. Peru: The Peruvian human rights ombudsman (Defensoría del Pueblo) and racial discrimination. (2007)

Peru: The Peruvian human rights ombudsman (Defensoría del Pueblo) and racial discrimination.

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