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Effects of a Country in Conflict: Intimate Partner Violence in Colombia


In 2008, Colombia expanded earlier legislation addressing women's human right to live a life free from violence. The prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence is one of the highest in Latin America. In this podcast, Greta Friedemann-Sanchez, associate professor at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, explores the complexity of implementing the 2008 legislation given Colombia's institutional organization and the context of the conflict.

Read more about Friedemann-Sanchez's work to end violence against women in Colombia.