Colorado, Martha

Martha Colorado
1 December 2002Feature

Making links between all forms of violence, Colombian women activists are building a national women's movement against the war. Martha Colorado reports.

Some politicians are currently selling the idea that total war is “The Choice” to change the history of violence in Colombia once and for all. The Colombian women's movement, however, does not just bring attention to the situation of women, we also do not believe in war as an option, or that the ends justify the means. We do not believe in violence as the best path for our country, nor for the rest of the world. Many women and men in Colombia have opted for an ethical position of nonviolence…