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    Giving voice and visibility to victims of sexual violence has the potential to drive cultural change in Colombia

Giving voice and visibility to victims of sexual violence has the potential to drive cultural change in Colombia

Professor Christine Chinkin reflects on the power of grassroots initiatives and the potential for PSVI to contribute to transformative justice for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence against women.

‘The magnitude of conflict-related sexual violence against women in Colombia is yet to be fully understood. It is a crime that is massively underreported’ (AB Colombia, Colombia: Conflict-Related Sexual Violence and […]

May 4th, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on Giving voice and visibility to victims of sexual violence has the potential to drive cultural change in Colombia|
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    Did sexual orientation and gender identity play a role in the rejection of the Colombian peace deal?

Did sexual orientation and gender identity play a role in the rejection of the Colombian peace deal?

Jamie J. Hagen, author of our second Women, Peace and Security working paper discusses the inclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) groups in the Colombian peace process. Was the rejection of the deal by an initial referendum influenced by traditional gender politics to a greater degree than has been thus far acknowledged? And what lessons can be learnt for the Women, […]

December 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Did sexual orientation and gender identity play a role in the rejection of the Colombian peace deal?|