Eulogia Guzmán is a farmer from Cusco, when she was in labor in a health center, she suffered abuse that generated irreversible damage to her son, which eventually led to his death. In 2020 the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will present a final case report to the peruvian State. Her file is the first one examined as a cause of obstetric violence in this instance.
Eulogia Guzmán es una agricultora cusqueña. Durante su parto en un centro de salud sufrió maltratos que generaron daños irreversibles a su hijo, los cuales a la larga lo llevaron a la muerte. En 2020 la CIDH presentará al Estado peruano un informe final sobre el caso. Su expediente es el primero que se examina como una causa de violencia obstétrica en esta instancia.
Eulogia Guzmán holds a picture of her son Sergio in her house in the heights of Cusco. Peru
Eulogia lives in the Layme community, Yanaoca district, in Cusco. Every day, he takes care of his chickens and guinea pigs, and sows potatoes and barley on her little farm. Peru
Eulogia cares for the baby of a QaliWarma program supervisor some days a week to help with her family's finances. Peru
In the Vicariate of Sicuani, attorney María Concepción Salazar reviews the file of Eulogia Guzmán submitted to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Peru
The health services in Peru are now obliged to offer a birth plan to pregnant women and to respect the posture in which they feel most comfortable. Peru
Eulogia visits Sergio. Eulogia's son died in December 2015 and is buried in the Layme cemetery, in Cusco. Peru