VIDEO: “How Female FARC Fighters Could Be The Key To Peace In Colombia”


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The Colombian civil war is winding down after more than 50 years and 222,000 casualties. How will the country help 8,000 guerrilla fighters transition back into civilian life? A key step will be ensuring that female combatants—who make up 30-40% of the FARC armed forces—are meaningfully integrated in the disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration process. In this HuffPost Live segment, Inclusive Security’s Director, Jacqueline O’Neill, outlines how to include female fighters in building sustainable peace.

Read Jacqui’s article in Foreign Policy, “Are Women the Key to Peace in Colombia?

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