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Posted on: Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Following MADRE’s Shadow Report on Colombia and presentation at the UN Human Rights Committee last month, the Committee released its observations to the Colombian state. In the observations, the Committee expressed its deep concern at the persistence of serious human...
Posted on: Tuesday, July 20, 2010
MADRE's Lisa Davis was in Geneva last week for the UN Human Rights Committee's review of Colombia's human rights record. As part of the review process, MADRE presented a shadow report that we wrote with a coalition of Colombian human...
Posted on: Tuesday, July 13, 2010
MADRE sister organization Taller de Vida provides life-changing support to former child soldiers and children at risk of becoming child soldiers in Colombia. Watch the video to find out more.
Posted on: Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Thousands of children, some as young as eight years old, are being used as soldiers in Colombia's armed conflict. Through our local partner, Taller de Vida, we provide trauma counseling, art therapy, and recreational programs to young people who have been uprooted from their homes by war and poverty.
Posted on: Tuesday, June 22, 2010
On Sunday, Juan Manuel Santos was elected to succeed Álvaro Uribe as president of Colombia with 69% of the vote in a runoff election. Only 45% of the population participated in the election, as many who supported the left-wing candidate...
Posted on: Tuesday, June 1, 2010
LIMPAL, MADRE's sister organization in Colombia, recently published there their May 2010 bulletin. You can read the original here. Summaries are below.International League15 years after the 4th World Conference on Women met in Beijing, civil society organizations are calling for...