WOMEN IN ARMED CONFLICTS –

Prosecuting Sexual and Gener-Based Crimes in Colombia and Beyond

Heinrich Boell Stiftung North America, Gunda Wernes Institute, ECCHE and UN Women Germany

Sisma Mujer Presentation

Sisma Mujer uis a feminist NGO that work to improve the excercise of women human rights in Colombia. For 15 years, Sisma Women has monitored the situation of human rights of women, has accompanied and represent women vixtims of all forms of movement in daily life and in the armed conflict, and participated in the incidence for the creation, implementation and monitoring of public policies and legal measures to recognize the right of women to al life free of violence. Sisma Women is part of the National Network of Women, the Monitoring Committee 092 2008 Mesa for the right of womwn t a life free of violence (Law 1257 of 2008), Table for life and health of the women, social and related Alliance for cooperation for peace organizations, democracy and human rights, including civil society initiatives.