Women of Colombia's War

Yolanda Perea Mosquera is a survivor of sexual violence

Colombian war victims struggle to find justice. For a while, this girl only wanted revenge.


Research shows that in post-conflict countries where women are recognized as victims and awarded justice, peace is more likely to last. But as Colombia tentatively moves towards peace, how much justice can women expect?

A woman cries during a meeting between FARC guerrilla leaders and victims of the La Chinita massacre

Schools help Colombians remember what it means to forgive

A Colombian female leftist rebel looks at the photo of legendary guerrilla leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara in a temporary rebel headquarters in San Vicente del Caguan in 1999.

For some Colombian guerrilla fighters, the rebels offered an escape

FARC rebels pose with an unidentified girl holding a weapon in southern Colombia in this undated photo confiscated by the Colombian police and released to the media on November 12, 2009. Police said that the photo was found on the body of a rebel FARC kil

She misses being a guerrilla, but this former FARC fighter is starting a new life back home