Militarisation

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.
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.
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.
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.
AWID interview with Eilat Maoz of the Coalition of Women for Peace, an Israeli organization that works for peace in Israel and Palestine.
Children are being killed, witnessing their family and parents killed, being separated, and suffering injuries including burns, fractures, shrapnel and bullet wounds.
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