Archive | March, 2000

WOMEN: AIDS Shifts Gender Roles and Destroys Extended Families

Posted on 16 March 2000 by admin

By Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS, Mar 16 (IPS) – The United Nations warns that acquired immune-deficiency syndrome (AIDS) – one of the world’s deadliest diseases – is not only taking a serious toll on women but also breaking down the institution of extended families and shifting gender roles in Third World societies.
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POLITICS: NGOs Call For Review of UN Status of Holy See

Posted on 14 March 2000 by admin

By Mithre J. Sandrasagra

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 14 (IPS) – A coalition of over 450 women’s and human rights groups world-wide, led by Catholics For a Free Choice (CFFC), have launched a campaign calling for a review of the Holy See’s status at the United Nations.
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RIGHTS: U.N. ACTION PLAN TO ELEVATE WOMEN GETS MIXED RESULTS

Posted on 06 March 2000 by admin

UNITED NATIONS, Mar. 6 (IPS) — A widely-publicized
five-year-old U.N. action plan to improve the status of women and
ensure parity between the sexes has achieved mixed results
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RIGHTS: UN Action Plan to Elevate Women Gets Mixed Results

Posted on 06 March 2000 by admin

By Thalif Deen

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 6 (IPS) – A widely-publicised five-year-old UN action plan to improve the status of women – and ensure parity between the sexes – has got mixed results worldwide.
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