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Colombia’s female FARC fighters wage a new war, for gender parity

Colombia’s female FARC fighters wage a new war, for gender parity

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 7, 2017 0

When Angie Rios, 27, left to join communist rebels as a teenager, she told her mother never to change her phone number.

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Why do peace deals fall at the final hurdle?

Why do peace deals fall at the final hurdle?

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 26, 2016 0

Could a sideways look to the Philippines have saved Colombia’s peace deal?

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Five countries where child soldiers are still recruited

Five countries where child soldiers are still recruited

May 17, 2016 0

Colombia’s largest guerrilla group has agreed to release all of its soldiers under age 15.

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‘Addicted to punishment’

‘Addicted to punishment’

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 14, 2016 0

Latin American leaders may be patting themselves on the back for engineering next week’s Special Session of the UN General Assembly in New York to review global drug enforcement policy. But the thousands

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Is migration the elephant in the room?

Is migration the elephant in the room?

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 26, 2015 0

The migration crisis that has preoccupied Europe for the last six months has highlighted how unprepared one of the richest continents in the world is to deal with what lies ahead as climate

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