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Women's Voices Heard Clear and Loud in Colombia Peace Deal

Under a newly-signed peace deal to end Colombia's war, women who have been raped by military forces or rebel fighters may expect to have the crimes against them investigated by a special unit. The accord between the government and rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) also pledges to improve access to land for women farmers through a land bank and subsidies. And seeks to encourage rural women to move away from growing coca, the raw ingredient for cocaine, by providing...

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