WASHINGTON -- December 7 -- Amnesty international will launch the report Lives Blown Apart, Crimes against women in conflict on 8 December 00:01 GMT as part of its Stop Violence Against Women campaign.
The report reveals the global picture of the impact of armed conflict and post conflict situations on women and girls - in all regions of the world - including in Sudan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Chechnya - and the urgent need for action. It also examines the root causes of the violence as well as the increase of militarization and it puts forward an agenda for action.
Spokespeople will be available for interviews in different languages, including English, French, Spanish and Arabic as well as experts on specific countries.
There are audio and visual materials to accompany the report, which include interviews with survivors and women's rights activists.
For further information and to arrange interviews please contact:
Annika Flensburg, Press Officer Stop Violence Against Women Campaign Press Officer +44 207 413 58 10, +44 7810 638 901, email@example.com
News access tape available via satellite feed
There will be four satellite feeds: three of the feeds will be on APTN's Global Video Wire and the fourth will be on unencrypted satellites for those who are not APTN subscribers.
The details of the APTN Global Video Wire feeds are as follows:
21:25 - 21:45 GMT 7 December 2004
04:35 - 04:55 GMT 8 December 2004
10:25 - 10:45 GMT 8 December 2004
The GVW goes out on the following satellites:
Satellite Asiasat 2 AMC-3 Eutelsat W1 Panamsat 9
Orbital Position 100.50 East 87.00 West 10 East 58 West
Number 5B 1 F4 11C
Assigned Bandwidth 9 MHz 9 MHz 9 MHz 9 MHz
Downlink Frequency 3799 MHz 3732.3 MHz 12,629.6 MHz 3907.625 MHz
Downlink Polarisation Horizontal Horizontal Vertical Vertical
FEC ¾ ¾ ¾ ¾
Symbol Rate 56320 56320 56320 56320
TV Standard PAL NTSC PAL NTSC
The details of the fourth (non-APTN) feed are as follows:
10:00 - 10:20 GMT 8 December 2004 on the following satellites:
Europe: W1 B2 Ch F (DL: 11005.17 Y) FEC: 3/4 S/R:5.632 Encoding: NDS 4:2:0
Asia: Asiasat 2 7A Ch 1 (DL: 3886 Y) FEC: 3/4 S/R:5.632
North and T5 K21 D1 (DL: 12076.25 Y ) FEC:3/4 S/R:5.79
South America: AB1 TXP B4 Ch D (DL FREQ: 11070.5 V FEC:3/4 S/R:5.7 PowerVu)
Africa and: NSS7 GBR9/GBL9 Ch 1 (DL:4176.90 LHCP) FEC:3/4 S/R:5.7 Encoding: PowerVu