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Report on Violations of Women’s Human Rights; In response to the Sixth Periodic Report of Colombia to the United Nations Human Rights Committees (July 2010)

The shadow report highlights five main areas of concern in Colombia: forced displacement of women, child recruitment by armed groups, violence against women, the persecution of women human rights defenders, and violation of women's sexual and reproductive rights. The information contained in this report was provided in collaboration with MADRE and local Colombian organizations Taller de Vida, LIMPAL, CODHES, Humanas, and Women’s Link Worldwide. In addition, information was gathered through interviews, field visits, and documentation of personal testimonies conducted in Colombia. The report aimed to provide supplementary information to the Human Rights Committee, for its review of Colombia’s sixth periodic report in 2010.

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