Years of violence and conflict have displaced rural communities in this South American country, causing multiple humanitarian crises.
Despite strong economic growth during recent years, the gap in wealth between urban and rural areas of Peru is growing.
Peru has made significant achievements in reducing child malnutrition rates, but undernutrition remains a problem in the country’s Andean regions.
After Colombia, Peru hosts the second largest population of Venezuelan migrants in the world. This has started to generate xenophobic reactions as politicians and mayors publicly show their rejection of the new arrivals. Meanwhile, Venezuelans have increased their complaints about unethical and illegal practices from their employers, for example pay below the minimum wage and the absence of contracts.