Oxfam Policy & Practice Journal Article - Women in community-based museums of memory in Colombia. Their struggle for peace building

Decolonial, post-liberal, localised, and feminist peace-building promote alternative means of achieving well-being and social transformation. Women have played a significant role in these struggles in Colombia. Among other initiatives, feminist and women’s social movements have embraced museums of memory, as mechanisms to produce difficult knowledge about their painful past and alternative ways to build peace. Memories gathered in these museums not only recount victimising incidents but also testify to how women elevate the discussion about the colonial and patriarchal roots underpinning Colombia’s decades-long armed conflict, and how it relates to development.  

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