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The Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations has opened a new call to participate in the certification process “Safe company, free of violence and discrimination against women.”

This certification recognizes companies with the best practices in terms of gender equality in employment and grants them benefits in transactions with the state.

Companies have until 30 April 2024 to register and participate in this new edition of the certification process.

What is the “Safe company, free of violence and discrimination against women” certification?

It is a certification issued by the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations that recognizes companies that have implemented concrete actions to promote gender equality and the right to a life free of violence within their organizations and in their communities.

What is evaluated to grant the certification?

The application of gender equality in the processes of the participating organizations and their communities is evaluated, with special emphasis on the following points:

  • Recruitment of personnel without discrimination.
  • Compliance with equal pay regulations.
  • Prevention of sexual harassment.
  • Compliance with breastfeeding regulations.
  • Balance of work and family life.
  • Maternity and paternity leave.

What are the benefits for companies that receive a positive result in this evaluation?

Companies that pass the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations’ evaluation and obtain a score of at least 60 out of 100 points will be able to use the certification “Safe company, free of violence and discrimination against women” for a period of two years from the certificate’s issuance. Also, they will benefit from additional points in the evaluation of their offers in transactions with the state.

To participate in the process, companies must prepare and submit online a dossier with the documents proving their compliance with the criteria detailed above, in addition to participating in a review process conducted by the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations.

Should you require further information or support in preparing your application for this certification, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Click here to read the Spanish version.

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Luis Miguel has a solid background in labor law, law of labor proceeding, social security, immigration, constitutional law and arbitration. He has an extensive experience advising on labor, pensions and immigration matters.He has participated as attorney in labor and constitutional processes, as well as administrative procedures and arbitration supporting private and public entities.


Monica Pizzaro is a lawyer with experience in advising on labor, pension and social security law to public and private companies and state institutions, as well as in sponsorship in judicial processes. She has been a consultant for the Gender and Employment Program of the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Academy of the Magistracy, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate teaching at various universities. She is president of the Peruvian Society of Labor and Social Security Law.


Gabriela has a solid background in labor law and social security. She has experience giving legal advice on matters related to hiring and transference of personnel, modification of labor conditions and dismissal procedures. Gabriela has participated in due diligence process and labor audits. Additionally, she has participated in procedures before the Administrative Labor Authority.

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