Director / Editor: Victor Teboul, Ph.D.
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Colombian Journalist Honored for Tackling Taboos on Wartime Rape

When journalist Jineth Bedoya went to Bogota's maximum-security prison 16 years ago to interview an infamous paramilitary warlord, little did she know the visit would mark her life and convert her into a leading rights activist. Bedoya never made it to the interview but instead was kidnapped, gang-raped, tortured and left on the side of a road. She kept quiet for years but in 2009 broke her silence and began campaigning against the taboos and stigma suffered by victims of sexual...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter