Women's Rights Exchange » Mónica Carrillo

Director, LUNDU, Centro de Estudios y Promoción Afroperuano/Center for Afro-Peruvian Studies and Empowerment

Monica CarrilloMónica Carrillo is a feminist, scholar, poet, and the director of LUNDU, the Center for Afro-Peruvian Studies and Advancement in Lima, Peru.  LUNDU is an organization of Afro-Peruvian youth who work to promote recognition and respect for Peru’s African-descendant population and to combat racism and sexism in Peruvian society. Ms. Carrillo is also a journalist with expertise in International Human Rights Law and African and Minority Rights. In her tireless work for social justice, she helps people understand the importance of human rights – including sexual and reproductive rights – as she works in her community and internationally to defend the rights Afro-Peruvians, women, and youth.

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