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The Militarization of Peace in Colombia Shows A Need for Change in US Foreign Policy

Third and final in a series by Marcelle Cohen (LBJ School student in Master of Global Policy Studies) covering her internship at La Allianza Iniciativa de Mujeres Colombianas por la Paz. “I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we’re really talking about peace.” — George W. Bush, 43rd President of the […]

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Sexual Violence in Colombia and Around the World: The Invisible, Mute, and Exempt Crime

Photo Credit: Jose Huesca/EPA via The Guardian Second in a series by Marcelle Cohen (LBJ MGPS Student) covering her internship at La Allianza Iniciativa de Mujeres Colombianas por la Paz. Sexual violation, forced marriage, forced prostitution, sexual slavery, forced abortion, forced sterilization; the negation of reproductive rights to access anti-contraceptives or protection from sexually transmitted disease; genital […]

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The Longest War: Redefining the Colombian Peace Process from Bogotá

Photo Credit: therepublicsquare.com First in a series by Marcelle Cohen (LBJ MGPS Student) covering her internship at La Allianza Iniciativa de Mujeres Colombianas por la Paz. I came to Colombia in late May, inspired by the peace process that a hopeful international press had promised would finally put an end to the world’s longest civil war.  The […]