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  1. COLOMBIA: Colombian Aspirations for Peace, A Regional Wish

    The aspirations to achieve peace and reconciliation in Colombia were at the center of proposals in three regional for

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 444
  2. COLOMBIA: What Will New Sexual Violence Law Mean for Victims in Colombia's Conflict?

    Colombia's president has approved a law that makes acts of sexual violence committed during the country's long-standi

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 402
  3. COLOMBIA: There will be No Peace in Colombia without Women

    The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le

    Friday, February 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 238
  4. COLOMBIA: UK takes Campaign to Stop War-zone Rape to Colombia

    Britain's foreign minister William Hague has urged world leaders to make tackling and rape in armed conflicts a top g

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 257
  5. REPORT: Colombia; Women, Conflict-Related Sexual Violence, and the Peace Process

    US Office on Colombia is an organization in Washington DC that works to advocate for human rights in Colombia, partic

    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 847
  6. COLOMBIA: Lured into Fighting, Colombia's Girl Rebels Face Abuse

    Under the dense rainforest canopy, 14-year-old Claudia Roa lay delirious with pain after giving birth to a boy.

    Tuesday, December 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 164
  7. COLOMBIA: T&T, Colombia in Security Talks

    Women from South America are lured into T&T and kept in “houses” as virtual slaves throughout T&T

    Saturday, October 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 090
  8. PERU: Police Bust Human Trafficking Ring

    October 4, 2013

    By Rachel Chase

    Friday, October 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 103
  9. LATIN AMERICA: Violence Against Women in Latin America Everyday Aggression

    Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach

    Saturday, September 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 225
  10. COLOMBIA: Breaking Colombia's Silence Over Its War Rape Victims

    Preyed on by armed men at beauty pageants and at school gates and then raped. Forced into sex slavery.

    Friday, September 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 064
  11. COLOMBIA: Colombia's Peace Process: Implications for Displaced Populations Are Overlooked

    Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.

    Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 050
  12. COLOMBIA: Colombia's Women Bear the Scars of a War Among Men

    The hot and damp jungles of southern Colombia have been torn apart by war for more than 20 years.

    Monday, June 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 989
  13. ECUADOR: Young Men Break with Machista Stereotypes in Ecuador

    At the age of 20, Damián Valencia speaks knowledgeably about every aspect of gender equality.

    Tuesday, May 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 953
  14. Oidhaco Fact Sheet on Women's Rights in Colombia

    In corporation with Colombian civil society organizations, the Oidhaco network has produced a factsheet where data co

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 800
  15. LATIN AMERICA: Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Against Women is Widespread in 12 Latin American Countries

    A new report published by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in collaboration

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 742
  16. COLOMBIA: Women's Struggle for Peace in Colombia

    Betty Puerto Barrera is a Colombian peace activist.

    Tuesday, January 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 709
  17. COLOMBIA: Rights Out of Reach: Obstacles to Health, Justice, and Protection for Displaced Victims of Gender-Based Violence in Colombia

    Colombia's laws on violence against women are not adequately protecting victims displaced by the armed conflict, Huma

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 754
  18. COLOMBIA: Rights Study Highlights Vulnerability of Colombia's Displaced Girls and Women

    Ana Angelica Bello, 45, was coming out of the Ministry of Justice in 2009 when two men bundled her into a car, put a

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 651
  19. COLOMBIA: Impunity Persists in Sexual Violence Against Women

    Despite laws, resolutions, decrees, protocols, and directives against gender-based violence, women victims of sexual

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 557
  20. COLOMBIA: Hidden From Justice Impunity for Conflict Related Sexual Violence, A Follow Up Report (English & Spanish)

    Women in Colombia, as elsewhere, face many forms of physical and psychological genderbased violence in many contexts

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 720
  21. COLOMBIA: Latin America and Caribbean Views - Colombia's Missed Opportunity to Include Women in Peace Talks

    A decade after the last attempt to end Latin America's longest-running insurgency failed, the Colombian government an

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 454
  22. COLOMBIA: Conviction for Conflict-Related Rape and Murders 'A Rare Victory'.

    A civilian court's conviction of a Colombian junior army officer for the murder and rape of a girl is a rare victory

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 296
  23. COLOMBIA: Acid Attacks Reflect Rage

    Every glance at a mirror transports Consuelo Cordoba to the moment when her boyfriend doused her with a skin-searing

    Friday, August 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 260
  24. COLOMBIA: Gender Policy is Failing Women in Colombia

    Although Colombia seems to have a number of the right policies for improving gender equality, structural challenges a

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 278
  25. LATIN AMERICA: UNHCR Chief Visits Ecuador Ahead of World Refugee Day

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres returned to Ecuador at the weekend and pledged to continue

    Tuesday, June 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 138
  26. COLOMBIA: Colombia's New Domestic Violence Law

    A law obliging Colombian authorities to investigate reports of domestic violence and alimony evasion will be presente

    Wednesday, June 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 140
  27. COLOMBIA: Colombians March in Honour of Bogota Rape Victim

    Thousands of people joined a march in the Colombian capital to demand justice in a case of rape and murder that has s

    Sunday, June 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 074
  28. COLOMBIA: Colombia Acid Victims Seek Justice as Attacks Spread

    "All of a sudden you see some liquid coming towards your face and you think that somebody might have slipped, or

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 084
  29. COLOMBIA: Colombia must fight impunity for sexual violence crimes – UN official

    Colombia must increase its efforts to fight impunity for crimes of sexual violence, a United Nations envoy said today

    Tuesday, May 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 055
  30. LATIN AMERICA: 'War on Drugs' Leaves Latin American Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Monday, May 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 081
  31. COLOMBIA: UNHCR Supports Project to Help Displaced Colombians in Medellin

    Isabel* thinks she's finally found a place where she can rebuild her life, seven years after fleeing her home and mov

    Tuesday, April 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 963
  32. AMERICAS: 'War On Drugs' Leaves Latin american Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 042
  33. COLOMBIA: What the Workshops Revealed About Sexual Violence and Moving R1325 Forward

    Sexual violence in Colombia continues to be an invisible crime.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 579
  34. COLOMBIA: A Step Forward for Women Toward a Life Without Violence

    With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre

    Friday, March 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 897
  35. COLOMBIA: Internally Displaced Women in Colombia Organize Themselves to Secure their Rights to Housing, Education and Health Care

    Internally displaced women in Colombia are organizing themselves to secure their rights to housing, education and hea

    Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 743
  36. COLOMBIA: Colombia unveils tough steps to tackle violence against women

    Colombia has unveiled plans for new laws to tackle high levels of violence against women, in what is being billed as

    Thursday, January 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 733
  37. COLOMBIA: Breaking the Taboo of Sexual Violence in Colombia

    When journalist Jineth Bedoya stood outside the gates of Bogota's maximum-security La Modelo prison one morning nearl

    Friday, December 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 550
  38. PERU: Women Fight for Justice on Forced Sterilisation

    Peru's government has reopened an investigation into a controversial birth control programme of sterilisation.

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 580
  39. GUATEMALA: 'Femicide' in Guatemala: Does the concept obscure more than it illuminates?

    Two thousand women marched through the streets of Guatemala City last week in support of the UN's International Day f

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 486
  40. COLOMBIA: Horrors of Paramilitary Sexual Violence Revealed

    Hundreds of women were raped and abused by paramilitaries in the AUC's northern block between 1997 and 2005, reveals

    Thursday, November 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 439
  41. COLOMBIA: Minority Women Bear Brunt of Gender-Based Violence

    LONDON (TrustLaw) –Women from minority groups are targeted for sexual violence, torture and killings because of

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 054
  42. COLOMBIA: Displaced Leader's Death 'Highlights Violence Faced by Colombian Women

    The women's movement of a recently assassinated Colombian displaced leader said Tuesday that the leader's death will

    Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 984
  43. PERU: Community Defenders in Peru: Planting Hope to Root Out Violence

    CUZCO, Peru, Jun 8, 2011 (IPS) - Where is the justice?

    Wednesday, June 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 903
  44. COLOMBIA: Colombia's Victims of Violence are Still Awaiting Justice

    This week a new chapter in the history of Colombia's long and bloodthirsty civil conflict is set to open.

    Monday, May 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 729
  45. PERU: Local Gov'ts Fail to Prioritise Equality for Women

    Legally, each of Peru's 25 administrative regions must have a plan for promoting equal opportunities for women.

    Friday, April 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 604
  46. COLOMBIA: Women Treated as Spoils of War in Colombia: NGOs

    Colombian NGOs have condemned the "high level" of violence against black, indigenous and poor women in a co

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 526
  47. First Survey of Prevalence, Sexual Violence Against Women in the Context of the Colombian Conflict

    The results of the first survey on the prevalence of sexual violence allowed us to make the link between the presence

    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 359
  48. COLOMBIA: Gender Violence a Crime Against Humanity: Prosecutor General

    Prosecutor General Viviane Morales has said that gender violence occurring in the context of Colombia's internal conf

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 456
  49. SOUTH AMERICA: Women's Day Events Focus on Violence, Poverty

    South Americans celebrated International Women's Day on March 8, the holiday's 100th anniversary, with actions callin

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 414
  50. BRAZIL: Women in Pacified Favelas Claim Their Rights

    The peace imposed on the more than 200,000 people living in the Complexo do Alemão group of favelas in Rio de

    Wednesday, March 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 328

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