For decades Colombia has been haunted by civil war. In 2016, the government signed a peace treaty with the major guerrilla group known as the FARC. Now, it is trying to reintegrate tens of thousands of ex-combatants into Colombian society.
But how do you rehabilitate people whose lives have been defined by violence? Sara Reardon, Adam Levy, and Greg Kendall-Ball investigate the role that research is playing in this delicate recovery process. Their story, published in Nature, features writing, film and photography detailing this pivotal time in Colombia’s history.