• Infographic and Illustration: Fundación Ideas para la Paz (FIP)/Christian Benito Rebollo

    A perception map of Tumaco, Colombia. The map uses wildlife symbols to show points where women can be attacked (wasps) or face danger from criminal gangs that control or fight over particular territory (snakes). (Infographic and Illustration: Fundación Ideas para la Paz (FIP)/Christian Benito Rebollo)

Colombia’s era of armed conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, officially ended in 2016, but violence of another kind remains a problem in the South American country. Discover how researchers are using on-the-ground consultations and specialized maps to help put an end to the violence Colombian women and LGBTI people face. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic. 

Visit the Charting Change website to read “Combating gender-based violence in Colombia ”.