Quipu Project

The Quipu Project is a transmedia project on collective memory developed by a team of researchers, human rights activists and film producers in conjunction with civil society and different NGOs in Peru. The objective of the project is to give voice and seek justice for the men and women who were victims of a sterilization campaign carried out during the government of Alberto Fujimori, in which thousands of people, especially indigenous people living in rural areas of the country, were sterilized without their prior consent. This participatory space, besides hosting an online archive, is carried out through different technologies, which allows it to reach the rural areas of the country and that people who do not have internet access can report, share and listen to the testimonies through a toll-free telephone line. In turn, these stories of struggle and resilience have been broadcasted on local radios.

Institutional design


Formalization: is the innovation embedded in the constitution or legislation, in an administrative act, or not formalized at all?

Frequency: how often does the innovation take place: only once, sporadically, or is it permanent or regular?

Mode of Selection of Participants: is the innovation open to all participants, access is restricted to some kind of condition, or both methods apply?

Type of participants: those who participate are individual citizens, civil society organizations, private stakeholders or a combination of those?

Decisiveness: does the innovation takes binding, non-binding or no decision at all?

Co-governance: is there involvement of the government in the process or not?

not backed by constitution nor legislation, nor by any governmental policy or program 
Mode of selection of participants
Type of participants
democratic innovation yields no decision  


  • Deliberation
  • Direct Voting
  • E-Participation
  • Citizen Representation


  • Accountability
  • Responsiveness
  • Rule of Law
  • Political Inclusion
  • Social Equality

Policy cycle

Agenda setting
Formulation and decision-making
Policy Evaluation


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