IFJ Conference on Ethics and Gender: Equality on newsroom. Statement on Latin America.

Brussels,   31st   May   2009

The women and men representing  press workers' unions around the world, in

the frame of  the World Conference on "Ethics and Gender", who met in Brussels

on 30th  and 31st  of May:

Exhort, especially, the governments of Colombia and Mexico to guaranty the

security, physical integrity and personal welfare of women journalists threatened

to death, assaulted or harassed.
They demand the International Federation of

Journalists (IFJ) to promote policies of urgent help to women journalists

exiled, threatened, attacked, harassed and displaced colleagues.

They appeal to the Gender Council to pay special attention to the problems

of women and their families in situation of exile.