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Colombia

Child Soldier Reintegration
  • Category: Anti-trafficking
  • Grant: $10,001 to $25,000
  • Target Group: Any
  • Gender: Any
  • Age: Adolescents
  • Country: Colombia

Child Soldier Reintegration

Upon a backdrop of domestic violence, unemployment, gang crime and an endemic black-market of illicit substances, armed conflict has been tearing Colombia apart for some decades.  Sadly, many families have been caught up in the crossfire and it is not only adults who have taken up arms.

Wartime Sexual Violence
  • Category: Anti-trafficking
  • Grant: $10,001 to $25,000
  • Target Group: Any
  • Gender: Female
  • Age: Children
  • Country: Colombia

Wartime Sexual Violence

Over decades of civil conflict and gang warfare, the alarmingly high prevalence of sexual violence has been critically overlooked and downplayed in Colombia.  Rape, involuntary prostitution, unplanned pregnancy and forced abortion is commonplace.