Rebecca Gerome (Colombia)


Rebecca Gerome

Rebecca Gerome (Colectivo Dignidad Humana - IANSA): Rebecca is French-American. Rebecca completed her undergraduate studies at Columbia University, where she majored in History and concentrated in Human Rights. She received her Master’s degree at Sciences Po in Paris in International Affairs, with a specialization in International Public Management and International Law. Before her fellowship she worked at Aide Médicale Internationale and also worked for an NGO in Quito, Ecuador on street children. After her fellowship, Rebecca wrote: “I have more confidence at public speaking especially. I used to dread it and now feel very comfortable speaking Spanish to large audiences. I can now work in this language, make phone calls, give presentations, network, email networking.”



04 Oct

Breaking the cycle of violence

When he was ten years old, Edgar was asked what he wanted to be when

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Posted Oct 04, 2009

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19 Sep

A policeman’s wife

Last week I lost any sort of fear I may still have had of speaking

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Posted Sep 19, 2009

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16 Sep

Three women

A community social worker. A nursing assistant. A human rights lawyer. Three women, three professionals, who

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Posted Sep 16, 2009

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14 Sep

Laws can make a difference

Not only do laws shape and reflect values, but they can even have direct results.

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Posted Sep 14, 2009

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03 Sep

Pieces of the puzzle starting to come together

Sighs. Groans. Outcries. Shaking of heads. Everyone is talking at the same time. No one

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Posted Sep 03, 2009

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04 Aug

Despanfletizate Festival in Aguablanca

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWZdniAdzhU This my first vlog! On August 2nd, Colectivo No Violencia (No to Violence) organized

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Posted Aug 04, 2009

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28 Jul

“A voice for the voiceless”, local, feminist-style

Every first Tuesday of the month, Infogénero, an NGO whose aim is to “feminize communication”,

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Posted Jul 28, 2009

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26 Jul

Nowhere to go, too afraid to speak

Even the mere idea of a gun can have devastating consequences. Last week, Ana Maria*

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Posted Jul 26, 2009

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22 Jul

Armed Domestic Violence Case Opens Way for Victims of Domestic Abuse to Receive Asylum in US

The US administration has recently decided to allow foreign women with severe cases of domestic

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Posted Jul 22, 2009

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17 Jul

We Women Want Safe Cities

I felt welcomed the moment I entered Fundación MAVI (Mujer, Arte y Vida; Woman, Art

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Posted Jul 17, 2009

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06 Jul

Women murdered by men “who loved them”

“Young person, 23, dies at hands of boyfriend” titles a recent article in El Tiempo.

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Posted Jul 06, 2009

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01 Jul

Spotlight on Guns in Colombia

I just arrived in Cali yesterday and I cannot think of a more exciting time

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Posted Jul 01, 2009

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25 Jun

Pre-Departure “Sensibilisation” and Intro Video

On June 20th, the day after I finished my last final exam, I had a

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Posted Jun 25, 2009

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04 Jun

Introducing the “Disarming Domestic Violence” campaign

“An adaptor. All I need is an adaptor.” It’s getting dark, my body is aching,

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Posted Jun 04, 2009

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