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Project Management Associate, Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Business Unit Alejandra Abusada

Alejandra Abusada is a project management unit associate who currently supports the Colombia Justice for Sustainable Peace and Colombia Rural Finance Initiative projects.

by Alejandra Abusada


3 Questions with Cecilia Barraza on Leveraging Mobile Apps for Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response During COVID-19

Colombia, like other countries, implemented stay-at-home measures and restricted certain social services to limit the spread of COVID-19 beginning in mid-March 2020. Women and girls have disproportionately faced increased risks of experiencing gender-based violence (GBV) due to the socioeconomic fallout, and women in Colombia often lack consistent and reliable pathways to report violence. In response,…