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Articles from Peru

  1. Trade union rights are human rights 17 April 2020

    Peru: Threat to Labour Rights

    In response to the Peruvian government's ruling on labour issues, which allows private companies to regulate employment in the context of the COVID-19 crisis, trade unions have launched a campaign to demand the repeal of Emergency Decree 038-2020, which authorises the complete suspension of work, effectively undermining collective bargaining.

    Peru: Threat to Labour Rights
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 December 2019

    "Inclusive Schools as a Political and Social Rights Space", by Gabriela Sancho Mena.

    Gabriela Sancho Mena

    An inclusive public school must be a space where everyone has a place. It is a right that must help strengthen all skills and abilities and encompass all the diversities in our society. It must also be a place of opportunity, reflection, debate, participatory action, invention, questions, research; a secular,...

    "Inclusive Schools as a Political and Social Rights Space", by Gabriela Sancho Mena.
  3. Leading the profession 26 September 2019

    Right to authorship, by Yamile Socolovsky

    Yamile Socolovsky

    Education International's decision to encourage discussion of an International Treaty concerning the exceptions and limitations to copyright for educational and research activities is both timely and necessary. The obstacles imposed on these activities by the excessively restrictive regulations in this area become remarkably difficult to overcome in the current context,...

    Right to authorship, by Yamile Socolovsky
  4. Union growth 26 July 2019

    “Education Unions and the Struggle for Democracy”, by Hugo Yasky.

    Hugo Rubén Yasky

    “As we approach the centenary of the birth of Paulo Freire, whose teachings continue to inspire and influence our actions, the Latin American Pedagogical Movement, EILA and its national member organisations embody the collective will to defend education as a social right and a powerful means for the emancipation of...

    “Education Unions and the Struggle for Democracy”, by Hugo Yasky.
  5. Equity and inclusion 5 March 2019

    #IWD2019 #Education Voices: “Educating Girls Matters: How You Can Help Change the World”, by Kayce Freed Jennings

    Kayce Freed Jennings

    This is true: educating girls will change the world. We know that. So why, then, are there still 130 million girls out of school and what can we do about it? What can you, as educators, do about it? What can your students do?

    #IWD2019 #Education Voices: “Educating Girls Matters: How You Can Help Change the World”, by Kayce Freed Jennings
  6. Trade union rights are human rights 19 December 2018

    #UDHR70 – “A banner of struggle for humanity”, by Yamile Socolovsky

    Yamile Socolovsky

    On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it seems inevitable that we ask ourselves whether in the ensuing time we have succeeded in advancing its goals, or whether those principles have ended up being nothing more than a well-intentioned, but ultimately futile statement of a humanistic...

    #UDHR70 – “A banner of struggle for humanity”, by Yamile Socolovsky
  7. Trade union rights are human rights 10 August 2018

    Four new states endorse the Safe Schools Declaration

    Education International welcomes the move by Djibouti, Macedonia, Peru, and San Marino to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, committing themselves to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of violent conflict.

    Four new states endorse the Safe Schools Declaration
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 July 2018

    In Latin America, teachers and students champion the right to attend university, by Yamile Socolovsky

    Yamile Socolovsky

    15 June marked the centenary of the university reform led by the student movement in Córdoba, Argentina. This pioneering reform paved the way for a democratic reconstruction of academic institutions that shook the entire region. The transformation of Latin American public universities became a permanent battleground between those who yearned...

    In Latin America, teachers and students champion the right to attend university, by Yamile Socolovsky
  9. Union growth 4 July 2018

    Defending the right to education! Latin American teachers’ unions fighting against making education a business, by Gabriela Sancho

    Gabriela Sancho

    What is becoming increasingly significant in the rest of the world has long since been reality in Latin America; education as a business. To get parents to send their children to fee-paying private schools and students to attend expensive private universities, the public education system has had to be maligned...

    Defending the right to education! Latin American teachers’ unions fighting against making education a business, by Gabriela Sancho
  10. Fighting the commercialisation of education 19 February 2018

    Peru: “low cost” private education under scrutiny

    A new study by Education International reveals the flaws and inconsistencies behind Peru’s “low cost” private education boom.

    Peru: “low cost” private education under scrutiny
  11. Climate action and literacy 1 May 2017

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?

    As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 4 September 2012

    Peru: teachers seek fair treatment and rights

    EI’s affiliate in Peru, Sindicato Unitario de Trabajadores de la Educación del Perú (SUTEP), has called for an indefinite national strike from 5 September. SUTEP decided to call the strike after months of attempted negotiation without result on its claims for basic labour rights.

    Peru: teachers seek fair treatment and rights
  13. Equity and inclusion 11 June 2009

    EI condemns attacks on Peruvian Indigenous defenders of Amazon jungle

    Education International is raising its voice in solidarity with the Indigenous people of the Peruvian rainforest who are defending their ancestral lands from new legislation that would allow land and resources to be sold without their consent.

    EI condemns attacks on Peruvian Indigenous defenders of Amazon jungle
  14. Union renewal and development 17 August 2007

    Peru: EI sends its condolences to Peruvian colleagues

    EI sends its condolences to the family and friends of the victims of the Peruvian earthquake, which took place just off the coast of the country on 15 August.

    Peru: EI sends its condolences to Peruvian colleagues
  15. Trade union rights are human rights 14 August 2007

    Peru: Government urged to respect teachers' rights

    The 5th EI World Congress held from 22-26 July in Berlin passed an urgent resolution on the current situation in Peru, where the conflict between the government and teachers has resulted in many arrested and one teacher killed.

    Peru: Government urged to respect teachers' rights
  16. Standards and working conditions 13 July 2007

    Peru: strike goes on as government passes Teacher Career Law

    After a week of massive demonstrations throughout the country, Peruvian teachers remain on strike. The government, however, failed to listen to the requests for a national debate on the Teacher Career Law, which was passed today without further discussion by the National Congress.

    Peru: strike goes on as government passes Teacher Career Law