Colombia program wants to change ‘machismo’ culture

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In some Latin American countries, the “machismo” culture includes violence against women. There have been recent strides toward equal rights and education. But that’s not true everywhere, especially in Colombia where reports of domestic violence have risen.

CCTV’s Michelle Begue has Insight into a program that’s changing a culture often dominated by men.

Colombia program wants to change 'machismo' culture

Colombia program wants to change 'machismo' culture

In some Latin American countries, the "machismo" culture includes violence against women. There have been recent strides toward equal rights and education. But that's not true everywhere, especially in Colombia where reports of domestic violence have risen. CCTV's Michelle Begue has Insight into a program that's changing a culture often dominated by men.


Gigi Scoles on violence against women

CCTV America spoke to Gigi Scoles, the Director of Human Rights at Vital Voices.

Gigi Scoles on violence against women

Gigi Scoles on violence against women

CCTV America spoke to Gigi Scoles, the Director of Human Rights at Vital Voices.