Gimena Sánchez is the leading Colombia human-rights advocate at the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA). She is a co-author of "Far Worse Than Watergate," a report on the abuses by Colombia's presidential intelligence agency. She has an M.A. in international law and international economics from the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies and a B.A. in environmental science and dance from Columbia University.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — While most combatants in Colombia’s conflict have been men, women’s participation in the construction of peace is badly needed for peace to be sustainable. When the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 1325, mandating the full, equal …