“Eating from rubbish bins to survive was no life, so we left. But, now with the pandemic, we are in limbo, we are stuck in Colombia, and hungry again. We have gone from one crisis to another.”
Venezuela’s total economic collapse has fuelled a large-scale, complex and underfunded humanitarian crisis. An estimated 4.5 million Venezuelans have fled a country blighted by unemployment, collapsing utilities, a defunct healthcare system and severe food shortages.
And as refugees, it is women who have been the most vulnerable to labour and sexual exploitation, trafficking and violence.
Would be a useful tagline for Labour, no? Elect Corbyn and the women have to go on the game…..