Women make up as much as 40 percent of leftist rebels. In this Jan. 6, 2016, photo, Gisell, 18, a rebel soldier of the 36th Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, treks to a new camp in Antioquia state, in the northwest Andes of Colombia.
Women make up as much as 40 percent of leftist rebels. In this Jan. 6, 2016, photo, Gisell, 18, a rebel soldier of the 36th Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, treks to a new camp in Antioquia state, in the northwest Andes of Colombia. Rodrigo Abd AP
Women make up as much as 40 percent of leftist rebels. In this Jan. 6, 2016, photo, Gisell, 18, a rebel soldier of the 36th Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, treks to a new camp in Antioquia state, in the northwest Andes of Colombia. Rodrigo Abd AP

Women play expanded role in Colombian peace process

March 08, 2016 06:58 PM