Report cover for the case study about Colombia’s Network of Women Mayors for Democracy and Peace

In Colombia, women represent half of the population and yet make up only 12% of all mayors. Colombian women face many barriers that hold them back from entering into politics, such as limited education and political experience, gender norms that place household responsibilities on women, lack of support and financial resources, lack of information and resources, and lack of confidence.

The Network of Women Mayors for Democracy and Peace was created to combat these barriers and to promote the leadership and participation of women mayors. This case study shows how women can support each other to overcome these challenges and lead the development of their communities with confidence.

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