COLOMBIA: Mothers in prison share jail with their babies

COLOMBIA: Mothers in prison share jail with their babies

Anastasia Moloney – WNN MDG Stories (WNN) Bogota, COLOMBIA: Sprightly toddlers run about on a grassy field, outside what seems like a normal nursery with colourful walls and swings and slides in the playground. But the guards sporting blue camouflage gear and the barbed wire fence give the game away. The nursery is inside the confines of […]

Facts show conflict in Colombia contributes directly to violence against women

Facts show conflict in Colombia contributes directly to violence against women

Anastasia Moloney – WNN MDG Stories (WNN) BOGOTA – Thousands of women and girls have suffered sexual abuse, including rape, at the hands of Colombia’s illegal armed groups. Army soldiers have also carried out sexual violence against women, according to a report released on Wednesday by Amnesty International. Here are some facts about sexual abuse […]