Incident: Christian children at risk of sexual harassment

General Information
Title: Christian children at risk of sexual harassment
Country: Colombia
State/Province: *Other Address
City: *Other Address
Other Address: Non-specified
Date of Incident: 2019-07-01
Security Level: Public
Summary:
Six children members of the Children's Center project "La Casita" suffer permanent sexual harassment by members of their indigenous community. The minors Fidelina, Jose Ilario, Hubardino, Elver, Zaringumu, Ivan are at constant risk when they enter their community since they have been threatened of being sexually abused or to be forced to marry as a way to pressure them to abandon their Christian faith. This situation can be considered as an attempt of sexual assault.
Nature of Incidents
Killings: 0
(Attempts) to destroy, vandalize or desecrate places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Closed places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Arrests/detentions: 0
Sentences: 0
Abductions: 0
Sexual assaults/harassment: 6
Forced marriages: 0
Other forms of attack (physical or mental abuse) 0
Attacked houses/property of faith adherents: 0
Attacked shops, businesses or institutions of faith adherents: 0
Forced to leave home: 0
Forced to leave country: 0
Responsible Actor Category
Responsible Actor Name: Indigenous community members
Responsible actor category: Normal citizens
Religion of Victim(s)
Religion of victim(s): Christian (not specified)
Additional Information
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Comments:
Source: OD Field Research Exact date unconfirmed
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