Peru Support Group promotes the rights and interests of the poorest and most vulnerable sections of  Peruvian society.

The site contains the latest news from Peru, campaign issues, events, volunteer opportunities and a forum for discussion. Key issues covered are human rights, environment, debt and women. For recent aricles on the pandemic ‘Search’ for Covid-19 in this publication.

Amnesty International: working to protect human rights worldwide

Reports on Peru relate to previous regimes, the civil war,  and its aftermath, and information about Peru can be accessed through AI Annual country reports as well as a number of reports on specific human rights issues

Peru’s National Institute of Statistics and Information

The largest source of statistical information about Peru’s social and economic background (in Spanish only).

PERU coat of arms for Embassy on Contacts page and for About Peru/Symbols of Peru/coat of arms

Embassy of Peru in the United Kingdom

Deepening ties of co-operation and understanding between Peru and the United Kingdom.

New Internationalist: reporting on issues of world poverty and equality

Regular and thought provoking coverage of international development issues in a monthly magazine, including regular coverage of Peru.

Young Lives

Young Lives logo for Contacts page


For more information on children in Peru see “Young Lives”, a  major project including a longitudinal study on childhood poverty in 4 countries: Peru, India, Ethiopia, & Vietnam  Young Lives is an international study of childhood poverty, involving 12,000 children in 4 countries over 15 years. It is led by a team in the Department of International Development at the University of Oxford in association with research and policy partners in the 4 study countries.  – this website is in English and Spanish. 

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