“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.”
The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
Breaking News from the Peace Table in Havana
November 6, 2013
Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.
Betty Puerto Barrera is a Colombian peace activist.
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
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
On Monday, October 15, the government and FARC negotiators will sit down in Oslo to begin the next phase of the Colom
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
Today is International Peace Day.
Last week, on Thursday, September 6, Sandra Ramírez filed into Havana‘s convention palace with five of h
Colombian and American universities, together with several non-governmental organizations released ten lessons they t
YESTERDAY I was asked to give the Welcome Message to participants in the National Validation Workshop of a project ca
Argentina's president is a woman, Cristina Fernández, and the country has one of the highest percentages of wo
South Americans celebrated International Women's Day on March 8, the holiday's 100th anniversary, with actions callin
When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.
Since democracy was restored two decades ago, Chile has worked hard to progress in areas as essential as the reestabl
"When we women speak out, without showing fear, we pay a high price: living with that fear," says one peace
The Bolivian goverment ratified its support for the Regional Peace Plan proposed by Venezuela to Colombia, in order t
Intermittent armed conﬂict has persisted in Colombia for more than 40 years.
This report assesses the importance of a gender perspective in peace negotiations and documents the critical work of
The International Gathering of Women Against War took place in Bogota 10-12 August 2004.
The city of friendship, Chiclayo, Peru, was the place chosen for the South America Region's first National Women's Co
Statement on Women and Human Rights Organizations in Colombia:
Hundred years have passed since the initiative to highlight the achievements of women in the world was launched.
Bogotá, 3 September 2012
Yesterday, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos delivered his address to the General Assembly.
Last week, I came to Bogotá to participate in the Peace Summit of Mayors and Governors.