Liga de Mujeres Desplazadas
Published: 6 Oct 2016
Contact Person: Patricia Guerrero
Telephone: (+575) 660 0125 / 2302
Fax: (+575) 660 2302
Street Address: Getsemaní, Calle Del Espíritu Santo Nº 29 – 158, Cartagena de Indias
The LMD strive for recognition of refugee status for women and communities that have been forcibly displaced from the border areas. They work to ensure justice, reparation and effective compensation, secure return to those displaced women deciding to do so, as well as resettlement of displaced women when relocated. Advocate for the Colombian state’s fulfilment of its human rights obligations, with an emphasis on the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of displaced women and recipient populations, their children and the elderly. Training for women in their fundamental rights (Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Sexual and Reproductive Rights, etc..) and International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law, with the objective of empowering and increasing knowledge to demand accountability in their own communities.