Militarisation

Krishni Ifham Kanthasamy, President of the Tamil Speaking Women Media Organisation, says there has never been a time when Tamil speaking women journalists felt as threatened as they are today.
The UN had internal documentation for 9,924 civilian casualties including 2,683 killings and 7,241 injuries since 20 January to 07 March 2009.
The violence on the streets has ended. But two days after the army swept the 34-year-old to power, Madagascar's newly-installed president Andry Rajoelina suspended the Indian Ocean island's parliament.
Nawal al-Samarraie resigned last month to protest the lack of resources for women, accusing the government of not making women's needs a priority.
Thousands of women attended the International Colloquium for Women's Empowerment, Leadership Development, International Peace and Security hosted March 7-10 by Finnish President Tarja Halonen and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
L’AWID s’est entretenue avec Eilat Maoz, de la Coalition des femmes pour la paix, une organisation israélienne qui œuvre en faveur de la paix en Israël et en Palestine.
The expulsion of 13 aid groups from Sudan is more than a humanitarian crisis. It may reignite regional conflicts in the country – and beyond, say analysts.
Selon une nouvelle enquête, publiée à l’occasion de la Journée internationale de la femme, elles endurent l’insécurité, la pauvreté et le manque de services de base.
Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development issue a statement: Stop human rights abuse of women, and uphold gender equality and non-discrimination.
Fin février, neuf enfants sont morts faute de médicaments, alors qu'ils étaient atteints de maladies curables comme la pneumonie et la méningite.
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