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    @refugee_gender - 02/02/2011

    IDP woman (Medellin): There need to be more opportunities, like trainings in community development, in leadership and organisation.

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    @refugee_gender - 02/02/2011

    IDP woman (Medellin) about her situation of absolute poverty: "Many times we have to take one egg and share it with three children."

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    @refugee_gender - 01/02/2011

    Indigenous displaced woman (Medellin) speaking about her community's wisdom: "Mother earth was our university."

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    @refugee_gender - 01/02/2011

    IDP woman (Medellin): "We can’t talk about justice because the only thing we know is injustice."

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    @refugee_gender - 01/02/2011

    IDP woman (Medellin): “we face violence during every minute of our lives.”

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    @refugee_gender - 29/01/2011

    IDP woman (Medellin): "The houses are ugly, made of wood. [..] The children feel bad because they have no space."

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    @refugee_gender - 29/01/2011

    IDP woman (Medellin): "Young people don’t have enough support, and they suppress what has happened because it was so damaging."

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    @refugee_gender - 29/01/2011

    IDP women discussing leadership (Medellin): "When a girl wants to be a leader, there are a lot of factors that can blow her dream."

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    @refugee_gender - 28/01/2011

    IDP woman (Medellin): "I found a job but I had nowhere to leave my child. So I lost my job, because I had nobody to care for my child."

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    @refugee_gender - 28/01/2011

    IDP woman (Medellin): "Our children have no chance of going to higher education. They want to be doctors, but have their dreams shattered."