Haga click aquí para la versión en Español Michael, our versatile Social Work intern, made remarkable contributions to HOOP while working with the mothers in Flora Tristan. He tells us about his main projects that he has been working on over the last two months and the many things he learned from spending time here … Continue reading The way to make tomorrow truer and brighter
You’ll be pleased to hear that we have made friends! And we don’t mean the HOOP office team. Our social work program has been developing trust, friendship, and social support networks within the community for more than a year. We are pleased to say this has paid off. Women who have been part of our … Continue reading We’ve Made Friends!
For the past week on social media, we’ve been sharing some of the exciting things our social worker, Silvia, gets up to leading our new social work program. In this week’s blog, we’re sharing the bigger story behind the new program and why it is an exciting time for HOOP! As you guys know, we’ve … Continue reading Introducing our new Social Work program!
With International Women’s Day taking place tomorrow, in this week’s blog we’re putting the spotlight on women’s issues and progress towards gender equality in Peru. What are the traditional gender roles in Peru? Traditionally men and women in Peru and Latin America have conformed to ‘machismo’ and ‘marianismo’ gender roles. ‘Machismo’ is the idea that … Continue reading Closing the Gender Gap in Peru