Colombia: protection concerns and community protection responses
Created: 18/11/2022 +


The dynamics of violence and armed conflict have remained significant throughout Colombia despite the signing of the Peace Agreement between the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) in 2016. Colombian women, girls, boys, men, and communities in general face numerous protection concerns, including forced displacements, confinements, and massacres, which have increased since 2016.

This report provides an overview of the main protection concerns in Colombia. It exposes the main threats of armed conflict and its differentiated impact on the population. It presents by population group the community’s coping mechanisms and reactive responses to mitigate, adapt to, and recover from the various protection threats they are exposed to.

This report is available in Spanish here.