The mothers of San Isidro

As in many parts of the world, women in Peru are often subject to discrimination due to traditional misconceptions in society. The situation of the women in San Isidro is especially difficult. Many mothers have troubles finding employment or work in brick production carrying out back-breaking and exhausting labor in perilous conditions. Additionally, they have to take care of the children and household tasks in an environment, where domestic violence is not uncommon.

Read about our project for empowering the mothers! Madres Luchadoras