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Women building dreams: Sustainable livelihoods on Colombia’s Pacific coast

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News article about the resilience of afro-descendent women in the Pacific coast of Colombia, that have seen how degradation caused by deforestation and pollution have impacted their job opportunities and economic independence, as natural resources become scarcer. However, they have join forces and are fighting environmental degradation, protecting and reforesting mangroves and finding alternative livelihoods based on nature, including to reduce GBV associate to economic dependence and subordination.

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