Tuesday 15 June 2021

Baby Boom in Colombia’s Farc Rebel Army

TODAY COLOMBIA – Since the landmark Colombian peace deal came into force last December, the Farc rebel group has been been experiencing a baby boom.

During the 50 year-long conflict, female Farc fighters were banned from getting pregnant and some were even forced to have abortions.

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Now that peace has come many women are putting down their guns and starting families instead.

Article originally appeared on Today Colombia and is republished here with permission.

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Article originally appeared on Today Colombia and is republished here with permission.

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