Colombia

"I Want Women to Be Empowered"- A Story of Triumph in Colombia

Liliana has overcome adversity through hard work and has now inspired a whole community. At 28 years old, Liliana’s future was cut short due to conflict; she grabbed her few belongings and fled with her husband and three children to a safer area of the country. Today, her family situation is different, full of triumphs and accomplished dreams.

Overview

Colombia is the third most populated country in Latin America, with an estimated population of 48.3 million, of which 13 million are living in poverty. Although Colombia is classified as an upper middle income country, inequality levels are high with a Gini coefficient of 0.53.

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