Acts of Aggression by Noam Chomsky, Edward W. Said, Ramsey Clark PDF

By Noam Chomsky, Edward W. Said, Ramsey Clark

Via 3 separate essays, this booklet offers an in-depth research of U.S.-Arab relatives, the contradictions and effects of U.S. international coverage towards "rogue states", and the way opposed American activities out of the country clash with U.N. resolutions and foreign legislations. Noam Chomsky compares U.S. international coverage to that of the "rogue states" which the U.S. identifies as its enemies. Ramsey Clark argues that U.S. sanctions and army activities opposed to Iraq are indefensible, and in violation of the common statement of Human Rights.

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Prior to 2004, women’s concerns were not something the male leaders felt they needed to address and act on. The plan that was developed from this analysis focused on transforming women’s and men’s attitudes to gender inequality. As part of this, Oxfam GB worked with SAMMACA to make its standard training on leadership more gender-responsive. One unintended but very positive result of the LDPW was the development of a young generation of gender facilitators and advocates (aged 22–32), who at the time of the project’s implementation formed the core of SAMMACA’s community organizers.

These included encouraging women to think more about their role in Haitian society and to find out about the various political platforms of different political parties and candidates, and getting women to commit to voting. Meetings and debates with local candidates, open to everyone in the community, provided spaces for dialogue. Workshops were also held on themes such as the importance of the elections for local authorities, the role of candidates and the different local authority positions, non-violent conflict resolution and management, and the role of women in public life.

This is despite the fact that the income from women’s activities makes an important contribution to the well-being of households dependent on fishing. 2 As such, any efforts to improve the visibility, working conditions, control over resources, and incomes of women fishers are likely to have direct, positive repercussions for poverty alleviation within these communities. But barriers to women’s full participation in coastal resource management persist, not least in women’s own acceptance of the gender division of labour prevailing in most coastal communities.

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