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Colombia

Over 50 years of internal armed conflict in Colombia have contributed to extensive gender-based violence.

Despite the gaps in data due to underreporting, conflict-related sexual violence remains a driver of displacement in the country, disproportionally affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex individuals, and ethnic minorities in rural areas. The National Victim’s Unit established in 2011 has recorded men and boys as victims of sexual violence in 3 per cent of cases.