Daily Newsletter, 7 March 2005

Date: February 23, 2010
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7 March 2005 All pages are in pdf format

Placing blame in the wrong place Women activists will continue a concerted lobby this week to change the language in the US Resolution on Trafficking, which they say shifts the blame for the worldwide human rights violation onto the shoulders of the very women who are abused in the trade.

No rolling back! Undeterred by the cold morning and a hedge of police lines around them, women took to the streets last Friday to make it clear that they will not accept any rollback in gains made with the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA).

Holding the line instead of pushing it As participants at the ten year review of the Beijing conference celebrated the withdrawal of the controversial US amendment to the declaration late Friday, a sense of frustration and derailment also hung over the corridors.

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Today’s cyber dialogue: HIV AIDS
Log on to www.cyberdialogues.org 8:00 – 9.30 a.m. New York (EST)

Holding the line instead of pushing it By Colleen Lowe Morna
No rolling back! By Juliana Omale
Placing blame in the wrong place By Rosemary Okello
Gender equality still a dream By Joyce Mkinga
From rhetoric to reality: NGOs share the tricks of the trade By Arthur Okwemba
Disabled women demand to be heard By Arthur Okwemba
Widows must fight for their rights By Jane Godia
After the war then what? By Arthur Okwemba

Cyber Link
Women move into politics By Janine Moolman
Quotes from the Cyber Dialogues

For a summary of the Cyber Dialogue, please go to http://www.cyberdialogues.org
Rread the newspaper online at http://oldsite.genderlinks.org.za.dedi1086.nur4.host-h.net/bejing/newspapers.asp and click on Page 3

Volunteers worth their weight in gold By Ruth Ayisi
A new critical area of concern By Janine Moolman
ARVs elusive for refugees By Vicki Robinson
No money for drugs By Arthur Okwemba

Make care work count By Nyaradzai Gumbonzvanda
Editorial: Put HIV/AIDS on the agenda

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