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Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru: Decolonizing Transitional Justice

Pascha Bueno-Hansen

Abstract

This book elucidates the tension between the promise of transitional justice and persistent social inequality and impunity. In 2001, following a generation of internal armed conflict and authoritarian rule, the Peruvian state created a Truth and Reconciliation Committee (TRC). This book places the TRC, feminist and human rights movements, and related non-governmental organizations within an international and historical context to expose the difficulties in addressing gender-based violence. Its innovative theoretical and methodological framework based on decolonial feminism and a critical engag ... More

Keywords: transitional justice, social inequality, impunity, internal armed conflict, authoritarian rule, Peru, feminism, human rights, gender-based violence, social transformation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780252039423
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252039423.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pascha Bueno-Hansen, author
University of Delaware