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.