January 30, 2020 - February 01, 2020
Armayari and Lima, Peru

IPA Peru, Erica Field (Duke University), and Ursula Aldana (Institute of Peruvian Studies) met with the Vice Minister of the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations, Patricia Carolina Rosa Garcés Peralta, to discuss the results of a pilot of group sessions focusing on domestic violence in rural areas in Peru. In cooperation with the UK Embassy, Duke University, and the Institute of Peruvian Studies, IPA is running a qualitative evaluation of a community-level prevention campaign consisting of gender-segregated group sessions for adults to discuss gender inequality, women’s empowerment, domestic violence, and family relationships. The meeting was followed by a field visit to observe female and male sessions in the San Martin district.