THE CITY OF WOMEN

In a unique response to displacement organized by Patricia Guerrera, The City of Women has evolved to be a community of strong women activists.

Property rights serve as protection for women in Columbia where typically a house is owned by their husband and then inherited by their sons. The main purpose in organizing the City of Women was to create homes owned by women.

Beautiful houses built by women once homeless and without their own property, now serves as an example for rebuilding efforts in Columbia after the Civil War that displaced millions of people.

This spread includes excerpts from The Thomson Reuters Foundation. To read the full article please visit: https://news.trust.org/item/20170327110648-5rq8z.

FORGOTTEN BY THE NEWS

Journalists and news organizations have been debating whether requests to remove records of resolved crimes from their archives.

Should past crimes be remembered or forgotten entirely? Why are newsrooms not displaying that a crime they wrote about was forgiven? Should readers be aware that the archive of websites can be edited?


This spread includes excerpts from the Columbia Journalism Review. To read the full article please visit: https://www.cjr.org/special_report/right-to-be-forgotten.php.