dossier / Méditerranée
Women in situation of conflict
babelmed - 23/05/2008
|Features realised thanks to the support of the Anna Lindh Foundation.|
|Lebanese Women on the Foreground in Times of War
The women of the South of Lebanon and of the suburbs of Beirut, though they’re trying to rebuild what they’ve lost, haven’t forgotten those 33 days of horror, as they were the main targets of the Israeli attacks.
|Violence against women in Algeria: an unending ordeal
During the ten years of conflict between armed Islamists and the civil army, which have torn the country apart, Algerian women have endured experiences of extreme violence.
|“Tilila”: A Shelter for Women to Recover Freedom
Tilila, one of the first shelters for women victims of violence, highlights the contradictions persisting in the Moroccan judicial system.
|Women and mafia
More and more, these women keep converting their traditional role of guardians of the mafia’s cultural code into a direct involvement in criminal activities.
|Young French students: Master in depression
According to a recent survey carried out in 17 industrialised countries, Young French people (from the 15 to 23 years old) are the most pessimistic of all.. A student’s life can be far from being a bed of roses…
|Casas de acogida: supporting abused women
Sadly enough, in times of peace, marital violence is the most current form of abuse against women. In Spain, those who denounce it can be hosted by foster homes, the so-called casas de acogida.
|Strikes in Egypt: Female Workers on the Frontline
Factories in Egypt are now a battle front for the workers' rights movement. And Women are on the frontline.
|Lawin: A Kurdish Woman in Istanbul
“No one hears much about those who are left between two fires during times of war- namely the women and children. I am one of those children, born into a war...”