Statement on cases of sexual violence against indigenous women

Posted Posted in Gender and populations, Our word, Peace and reconciliation, Press releases and newsletters

Bogotá C.D. Colombia, July 3, 2020. Cases of sexual violence against girls and women, where perpetrators of the crime are members of the Colombian Armed Forces, have been growing. According to the Conflict Observatory, “between 2006-2016 a higher number of cases associated with the military was registered, with 90 acts of sexual violence”, and between […]

Workshop with the Nukak People

Colombia: A Multiethnic and Multicultural Nation that Ignores the Ethnic Approach

Posted Posted in Analysis and opinion, Economic and Redistributive Justice, Gender and populations, Our word, Peace and reconciliation

The continuous assassination of indigenous, peasant and Afro leaders; the precarious situation for the compliance of their fundamental rights, the negligible fulfillment of agreements by different governments are the expression of a Government and a society that refuses to accept its multi-ethnic and multicultural condition. By the end of June, four years would have passed […]

Humanitarian aid for the Nukak

Colombia: Indigenous Peoples at risk from the spread of the pandemic and lack of guarantees for survival

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The current health emergency due to the spread of the Coronavirus Disease for indigenous peoples in Colombia shows all the neglect that affects vulnerable populations. A bulletin of the Territorial Monitoring System – SMT – of the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia -ONIC-, published on May 11, illustrates how in Colombia there are 321,611 indigenous […]

Misión médica, Peñas Blancas, Chocó

Embera indigenous community of Peñas Blancas: adrift in a sea of uncertainty

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On April 19th a medical mission led by Mayor’s office of Riosucio, Chocó Privince in Colombia, visited the Emberá Indigenous Community of Peñas Blancas, to assess the symptoms of respiratory disease presented by 97 Emberá. The visit evidenced the precarious health, vulnerability and extreme conditions of the Emberá in this region, as well as the […]