Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations

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The Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations of Peru is an organism of the Peruvian government dedicated to affairs related to women and vulnerable populations. Its headquarters is located in Lima, Peru. The current minister is Ana María Romero-Lozada Lauezzari.


The ministry was created on October 29, 1996 under the name Ministry of the Promotion of Women and of Human Development. Its title was changed to Ministry of Women and Social Development on July 11, 2002. In 2012, it received its current title.


The mission of the ministry is to lead and regulate the policies of its sector. It seeks to promote decentralization and contribute to the eradication of poverty, inequality, and exclusion, and is oriented towards individuals living in poverty and to other vulnerable groups. It focuses on comprehensive human development, equality, and to generate equal opportunity between men and women.

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