Women stand at a protest holding signs, looking away from the camera

A gender emergency

The alarming violence women face in Colombia has provoked lawmakers to propose a gender emergency to bring about decisive laws and actions that stop gender-based violence.

A woman walks in front of a house with people in the background

Let dignity be custom for all

Changing a system so deeply entrenched in racist, colonial, and capitalist policies will not be easy. Does the election of Colombia’s new President, Gustavo Petro and Vice-President, Francia Marquez, signal hope?

Colombians go to vote in an elections centre. Several people sit around tables and others vote in cardboard stalls. Two police officers walk through the hall.

Colombia demands a change

We thank God that election day took place in relative calm and we pray that over the next three weeks the campaign and voting process will take place in peace.

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