11 March 2009

East Timor Legal News 11 March 2009

Timorese women continue at risk of discrimination: UNDERTIM party Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 11 March 2009 - The UNDERTIM party MP Faustino Dos Santos alias Renan-Selak said his party would continue seeking ways to facilitate women so that women could contribute to any political decision that might impact on their lives.

Domestic violence also committed by women Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 11 March 2009 - Parliamentary President Fernando Lasama de Araujo’s wife, Jacqueline Lasama, said domestic violence was not only committed by men but also by rich women who were living in proper conditions and could oppress other women.

US support Government policy of reforming F-FDTL and PNTL Suara Timor Lorosae 11 March 2009 - President of the United States Barrack Obama said he supported the Timorese Government’s policy of making changes to the country’s defense and security institutions.

It is hard to reachthe road to peace, says President Horta
Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 11 March 2009 - President Jose Ramos Horta who is also known as noble peace laureate said it was harder to reach road to peace and people would keep facing challenges in the process of peace-building, but it was not impossible to reach it.

Democratic Party calls for Government and international agencies to set up training institution for women Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 11 March 2009 - The Democratic Party (PD) Party Bench Chief, Adriano Nascimento, has called for the Timorese Government and international agencies in Timor-Leste to establish a training institution for the country's women soon .

Image: East Timorese women.

East Timor Women - Raising awareness of the plight of women in Timor-Leste.

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