“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
As the Colombian Government prepares to meet with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana, Cuba,
Colombia's laws on violence against women are not adequately protecting victims displaced by the armed conflict, Huma
Ana Angelica Bello, 45, was coming out of the Ministry of Justice in 2009 when two men bundled her into a car, put a
Nancy Sanchez has been working for human rights in Colombia for two decades.
Today, the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgency group meet in Oslo
Despite laws, resolutions, decrees, protocols, and directives against gender-based violence, women victims of sexual
On Monday, October 15, the government and FARC negotiators will sit down in Oslo to begin the next phase of the Colom
Women in Colombia, as elsewhere, face many forms of physical and psychological genderbased violence in many contexts
Women are needed, not only in the home, but also at the negotiating table, to achieve peace.
A decade after the last attempt to end Latin America's longest-running insurgency failed, the Colombian government an
Abstract Women are usually represented as victims in the literature on conflict and conflict resolution.
Today is International Peace Day.
Last week, on Thursday, September 6, Sandra Ramírez filed into Havana‘s convention palace with five of h
This paper examines the relationship between forced displacement and transitional justice in Colombia, from a gender
A civilian court's conviction of a Colombian junior army officer for the murder and rape of a girl is a rare victory
Every glance at a mirror transports Consuelo Cordoba to the moment when her boyfriend doused her with a skin-searing
Although Colombia seems to have a number of the right policies for improving gender equality, structural challenges a
This paper examines the relationship between forced displacement and transitional justice in Colombia from a gender p
Women constitute about 55 percent of Colombia's 3 to 5 million internally displaced population, and a new land restit
A law obliging Colombian authorities to investigate reports of domestic violence and alimony evasion will be presente
"All of a sudden you see some liquid coming towards your face and you think that somebody might have slipped, or
Colombia must increase its efforts to fight impunity for crimes of sexual violence, a United Nations envoy said today
This report documents the findings and recommendations from Civil Society on 1325 implementation in Colombia
Isabel* thinks she's finally found a place where she can rebuild her life, seven years after fleeing her home and mov
Sexual violence in Colombia continues to be an invisible crime.
With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre
Colombian and American universities, together with several non-governmental organizations released ten lessons they t
Internally displaced women in Colombia are organizing themselves to secure their rights to housing, education and hea
Colombia has unveiled plans for new laws to tackle high levels of violence against women, in what is being billed as