17 Feb 2023
TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2023/17-Feb-2023/Cataleya
Cataleya was murdered. No other details are known.
This year at least seven trans women have been murdered in Peru in a context of increasing violence against LGTBIQ+ people . The first transfeminicide took place on January 20 in the La Libertad region. The victim was Erika Quintana Ávalos, only 20 years old. Two days later, in Arequipa, a crime of the same type ended the life of Ale Castillo Limache (22).
On February 12 and 13, in Lima, they murdered Priscila Aguado Huatuco (30) and Ruby Ferrer (30), respectively. Then, Cataleya's crime was recorded in Amazonas and, subsequently, on February 17, Camila Sanchez (20) was murdered in Lambayeque.