For many women in Colombia, peace never arrived

Three years after the Colombian government signed a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, attacks on women by paramilitary forces still run rampant. An Aljazeera article on the subject cites a study from the Kroc Institute for International Peace, which found the Colombian government has fallen short of its promises to stop the abuses:

“Nearly three years after the peace deal, threats and attacks against women continue to plague the South American nation…[a] 2018 report by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame in the United States, found that the sections of the peace deal focused on gender have been the least implemented.”

Originally published at on May 09, 2019.

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