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Miluska Luzquinos

Miluska Luzquiños

HRD, Lawyer

Miluska Luzquiños is the National Coordinator of RedLacTrans in Peru. As a trans woman and a lawyer, she has worked over the past years to promote advocacy, protection and capacity-building for the LGBTI+ community in the country. She has gained national recognition for her work as a human rights defender, and has promoted the issuing of a law on gender identity.

Peru Protests

While many human rights defenders (HRDs) can operate freely in Peru, those working on the environment, in particular on the environmental and human rights impact of the extractive industry, face harsh repression, including intimidation, smear campaigns, death threats, surveillance, and judicial harassment.