Colombia: End impunity for sexual violence in Colombia's conflict

Colombia: End impunity for sexual violence in Colombia's conflict

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Index Number: AMR 23/034/2012
Date Published: 4 October 2012
Categories: Colombia

Women and girls have been targeted for sexual violence by members of all the warring parties in Colombia’s long-running armed conflict. For decades, these crimes have been shrouded in silence. Now, largely thanks to the efforts of Colombian women’s and human rights NGOs, this wall of silence is beginning to crack. The Colombian authorities can and must take decisive action to end sexual violence and impunity for such crimes. This action document includes postcards to be sent to the Colombian authorities.


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