Employment Services For Displaced Women In Bogota Colombia.
- Submitted in partial fulfillment of the degree Global Masters of Arts at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Executive Summary: The following is an analysis of an attempt to implement an employment-‐training program for displaced women by the Bogota Wage Subsidy Project (BWSP) in Bogota Colombia. The analysis will start with an introduction, the methodology used, and a historical perspectiv... read moree about the root causes of displacement from the long-‐standing conflict between government, guerillas and paramilitaries Next, the analysis will cover the process the Bogota Wage Subsidy Project staff completed in order to understand the needs of the community followed by an analysis of the project’s implementation. In the next section we look at lessons learned. The conclusion will detail some key findings and make recommendations as to how the BWSP may proceed in its efforts to make sure the program is indeed the correct intervention for the community and how to help the project spread and be more effective. Since the BWSP’s inception in 2012, it has since grown from a pilot project into an on-‐going effort due to the continued support of 50 individual donors. The Bogota Wage Subsidy Project is now a 501c3 non-‐profit in the U.S. and a registered foundation in Colombia. The primary operations are conducted at Carrera 3A #61 -‐ 15, Chapinero Alto, Bogota Colombia.read less