Militarisation

Some widows have been coerced into “temporary marriages”, others have become prostitutes, and some have joined the insurgency in exchange for steady pay.
Ravalomanana and Rajoelina had agreed to suspend public protests during the talks, put a halt to arrests "of a political nature", and stop violence and looting on the giant Indian Ocean island.
The empowering story of the ‘Women in Black’ movement. An organisation set-up by Israeli women, but now joined by women the world over, all trying to bring peace through non-violent direct activism.
Après la dernière opération militaire en date d’Israël sur Gaza, Islah Jad a répondu aux questions de l’AWID quant à la situation et les conséquences de ce conflit sur les femmes.
Pakistani lawyer and human rights activist Hina Jilani says 'Fight Terror But Follow Due Process'.
AFF joins Malagasy women in condemning the use of violence to silence dissenting voices, which is becoming a recurrent feature of political crises in many African countries.
After decades of civil war, at least 100,000 Tamil civilians are caught between the Tamil Tigers, who refuse to let them travel freely, and the Sri Lankan government, which refuses to stop firing at them.
Les membres de Vondrona Miralenta ho an’ny Fampandrosoana (VMLF) posent comme base minimale du code de conduite des dirigeants, qu’ils soient au pouvoir ou dans l’opposition.
In one of the biggest hospitals in Sri Lanka's north, many women patients wonder why they survived the fighting between the Tamil Tigers and the military that killed so many of their friends.
In the week that rape-victim Mukhtar Mai faces interference in her case, women commemorate the day Pakistani women protested against the rescinding of women’s rights in the name of religion by a military dictator in 1983.
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