Colombia: Women lead the way to peace

Carolina Vargas on her visit to Copenhagen. She joined the guerilla group at the age of 21 and became a commandant. Photo: Pål Velo
Published in Arbejderen on 26.06.18|Language: Danish
Original title: Kvinder leder vejen til fred

The election of Iván Duque is set to jeopardise the 2016 peace agreement between the FARC and the Colombian government.

But in the post-war areas formerly held by FARC, the world’s oldest rebel group, women leads the way to economic and cultural prosperity, says Carolina Vargas, a former FARC commandant and currently in charge of the now political party’s work for women’s- and LGBT-rights. Continue reading “Colombia: Women lead the way to peace”