Refworld | Peru: Homosexual Movement of Lima (MHOL)
It fights against discrimination based on sexual preference and for the recognition of homosexuals' interests. MHOL tries to provide solution to discriminatory situations, advocate the interests and rights of homosexual and bisexual persons, and attend to some of their needs in the areas of health, education and human rights. Since its creation, MHOL have been structured as a non-profit civilian association with legal recognition, formed by the Associates Assembly and a Directive Board. This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.
Movimiento de Integración y Liberación Homosexual (MOVIHL)
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Same-sex sexual activity among consenting adults is legal. In January , a decree issued by President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski prohibiting all forms of discrimination and hate crimes on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity took effect. In a landmark ruling published on 9 January , the 7th Constitutional Court of Lima ruled in favor of recognizing and registering a same-sex marriage, between a Peruvian citizen and a Mexican citizen, performed in Mexico City in