Some of the more than 140 women who participated in the peace talks between the National Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP that took place in Cuba, met this past Wednesday to present the book titled "Experiences, Contributions and Recognition: Women in the Havana Peace Process" as a recognition of the permanent work and the contribution of a gender perspective in the construction of the peace agreement.
The guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP), meeting in the Temporary Zone of La Elvira, Cauca, with great satisfaction, report to have successfully completed the first national gender workshop held throughout our organization's history.
Newspaper Voz interviewed guerrilla combatant Laura Vega. An experienced guerrilla, who has spent many years hiding and carrying out clandestine work.
Daniela Gonzalez - Alfredo Gonzalez Front, of the guerrillas who accompanied Comrade Alfonso Cano
My parents Vicente Roncancio and Maribel Walteros, from Planadas Tolima, saw me born in a ranch of his small farm in the village of La Hacienda, district of Gaitania.
It is a sunny afternoon somewhere in the Yari plains, and I am there only with the idea of meeting with commandante Isabela San Roque to discuss all possible issues.
On May 18 and 19, the Gender subcommission of the FARC-EP and the Colombian government held a two-day international meeting with female ex combatants from all over the world
Havana, May 18, 2016
International guests and Colombian sisters, fighters of just causes, at some point in their lives with weapons, today with the most effective tool we have as women: our word and unwavering determination to struggle! Welcome to this exchange of knowledge and dreams!
Simanca Judith Herrera, known inside the FARC as 'Victoria Sandino', is one of the 12 women interviewed for the book 'Women: peace, politics and power', recently published by Ediciones Aurora.
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Wendy Arango is a member of the FARC-EP Peace Delegation in Havana. She longs to have her 5 years old son back. She only saw him for a few hours after birth.
How did the women from the Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP celebrate March 8 this year, at the doorstep of a final peace agreement. Here is a report written by them about their activities that day. The original can be found at www.mujerfariana.org