There remains strong opposition to the decision to permit Sri Lanka to host the CHOGM by some groups in the Commonwealth countries and even by the Canadian government. Some of the main criticisms they have leveled against the Sri Lankan government have been due to its poor post-war performance in terms of strengthening key institutions. Sri Lanka today ranks close to the bottom of several international indices, including those for human rights, media freedom and state failure. >>>
22/11/2010 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
| SOUTH AFRICA
While the recent findings of the fourth Gender and Media Summit revealed that gender equality in newsrooms and local news in the SADEC region is lacking, women who engage in same sex practices continue to be ridiculed and frowned upon in the media, media professionals being the perpetrators.