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Stories from Colombia: tackling displacement

Regional coordinators, Zainab Koroma and Adrian Whalley, visited Colombia in March 2018

Regional coordinators, Zainab Koroma and Adrian Whalley, visited Colombia in March 2018

Zainab and Adrian visited various communities in the north western Urabá region, one of the priority areas in Colombia’s peace process. 

They reflected that huge progress has been made by our partners in enabling and empowering these communities to fight for their rights. But there remains work to be done to address the plight of internally displaced people. 

Crowded together in a communal space with representatives from the indigenous and African Colombian people, they heard one person after another say that they want to live on their land peacefully and ‘without fear’.
 
Here Norelia shares her determination to address the impact of displacement on women.

Norelia tells her story

If you would like Zainab or Adrian to share more about their trip with your church, please contact the Oxford office at oxford@christian-aid.org or on 01865 246818