Month: March 2020

WOMEN  PEACE AND SECURITY ACHIEVEMENTS IN COLOMBIA

  Over the past few decades, Colombian women and girls have been disproportionally affected by the ravages of war. This article describes Colombia’s main advances in the area of ​​women, peace and security after the signing of the peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People´s Army (FARC-EP). As the 20th anniversary […]

WEST PAPUA: THE STRUGGLE FOR INDEPENDENCE

By: Mariel Verroya The West Papuan struggle for independence has taken the lives of over 500,000 indigenous West Papuans (Evans, 2019). Forty more casualties were added to this list as of October 2019. However, obtaining accurate information is challenging due to the government restrictions on international journalists access in the region and their intentional slowing […]