Our content-rich events include conferences and workshops which provide opportunities for media women to share experiences, interact, and network with colleagues from all over the world.


The 2016 CSW Parallel event, Exploring strategies to eliminate gender inequality in the media was presented by IAWRT on March 17 2016, in tandem with the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York. The IAWRT event was one of a smal number on media and it concentrated on strategies to reverse women’s under-representation and the continued use of limited or exploitative and damaging female stereotypes. 

the 36th IAWRT Biennial Conference, was held in New Delhi, India,15-18 December 2015. Under the banner of 'Speaking Truth to Power' topics included the safety and empowerment of women journalists, freedom of the media, conflict reporting, hate-speech on the internet, feminism though the decades and the oficial launch of the IAWRT Gender Mainstreaming report.

The IAWRT parallel event at the CSW, about gender equality in the media, went very well. The Boss Room at the UN Church Center was filled to capacity with almost 100 people including a New York congresswoman, UNESCO & CEDAW representatives present.

The IAWRT regional conference in collaboration with the Association of Documentary Filmmakers in Turkey was held in Istanbul, Turkey on 29-30 May under the theme: Acknowledging risks: Securing safety nets for women in the media.