Women and Peace in Colombia

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Violence against women in Conflicts About 250.000 people are internally displaced every year in Colombia, counting about 6 million affected in total. It is one of the highest numbers in forced displacement in the world, just after Syria, says the Continue reading

Fair trade fashion and women’s rights

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Jyoti FairWorks is a social enterprise, which combines fair trade fashion and women’s rights. Their goal is to assist socially disadvantaged Indian women on their way to a self-determined life. Jyoti offers them training in sewing, a fair salary and Continue reading

#SoyCapaz – I am capable

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Under the slogan “Soy Capaz – I am capable” about 120 companies in Colombia launched a campaign on Monday for national reconciliation amid ongoing skepticism about the Colombian peace talks between the Government of Juan Manuel Santos and the left-wing Continue reading