ILAB in Peru

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Peru Submission under US-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a public report in response to a submission filed under the Labor Chapter of the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement by the International Labor Rights Forum, Perú Equidad, and seven Peruvian workers’ organizations.  The report raises significant concerns regarding the right to freedom of association in Peru’s non-traditional export sectors, which includes exports such as textiles, apparel, and certain agricultural products.

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Projects

Title Amount Grantee Start Sort ascending End

Engaging Workers and Civil Society to Strengthen Labor Law Enforcement

Workers and civil society organizations help to supplement and support government labor law enforcement efforts by proactively identifying potential labor violations and filing justiciable complaints with the appropriate authorities.  This project works in U.S. trade partner countries to improve labor law enforcement, as well as compliance with labor-related U.S. trade provisions, by improving the involvement of workers and civil society organizations in this process.

$2,850,000 American Center for International Labor Solidarity 10/01/2018 03/31/2021

Promoting Better Understanding of Indicators to Address Forced Labor and Labor Trafficking in Peru

This project will help the Peruvian government and other labor stakeholders build their capacity to prevent, detect and eliminate forced labor and labor trafficking from workplaces in Peru. By bringing together the Ministry of Labor, regional and local governments, law enforcement officials and the judiciary branch, the project will encourage better enforcement through consultation and consensus-building.

$2,000,000 Capital Humano y Social Alternativo (CHS) 12/08/2017 12/07/2021

Building Union Capacity to Reduce Precarious Employment in Peru

$1,000,000 Solidarity Center 12/31/2015 11/20/2017

From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labor (The Bridge Project)

$14,395,138 International Labor Organization (ILO) 09/30/2015 09/02/2019

Closing the Child Labor and Forced Labor Evidence Gap: Impact Evaluations

Our impact evaluation projects use rigorous quantitative techniques to evaluate the impact of interventions on reducing child labor, forced labor and human trafficking—part of a broader ILAB effort to build rigorous evidence on what works to secure and protect the rights of children and adults. Such evaluations support our partner governments’ evidence-based policymaking efforts, and also help identify proven strategies to inform ILAB’s future investments in global programs to combat child labor and forced labor.

$1,097,690 Innovations for Poverty Action 12/15/2014 02/28/2018

Building the Capacity of the Peruvian Labor Inspectorate

$2,000,000 Capital Humano y Social Alternativo (CHS) 12/15/2014 12/14/2018

Strengthening Unions to Promote Vulnerable Workers' Rights in Peru

$1,000,000 Solidarity Center 12/31/2012 12/31/2014

Strengthening Worker Organizations

$2,200,000 Solidarity Center 12/31/2012 12/31/2014

Consolidating and Disseminating Efforts to Combat Forced Labor in Brazil and Peru

Vulnerable populations in rural and urban areas are victims of forced labor in Brazil and Peru. They endure abusive working conditions, debt bondage, deception, intimidation and threats, and restriction of movement, among other unlawful labor practices. Some victims of forced labor have been rescued from forced-labor conditions within agricultural supply chains or manufacturing businesses with domestic and global reach.

$6,800,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/26/2012 12/31/2018

Proyecto Semilla (Seed Project): Combating Exploitative Rural Child Labor in Peru

$16,250,000 Desarollo y Autogestión 12/31/2011 12/31/2019