The theme of the conference is: "Confronting adversity: Women in Media during
conflict and crisis."
The study says even in places with tough, forward-looking laws many women are still the victims of discrimination, violence and lack adequate access to health and legal services.
"Early identification of women and children subjected to violence and a supportive and effective response can improve women's lives and well-being, and help them to access vital services," said Claudia Garcia-Moreno, a WHO physician.
Congratulation to IAWRT-Norway Chapter Head Bibiana Dahle Piene who has released her book on South Sudan. For over half a century, Norway and Norwegians has left their mark on Sudan and South Sudan's fate. Courage, solidarity, indomitable optimism and belief in the future, but also smuggling of weapons, diplomatic gotchas and unsolved murders are elements of the peculiar history of how Norway served to facilitate the birth of the world's youngest nation.
The International Association of Women in Radio and Television - Philippines has successfully elected a new set of officers as it continues its effort to revive its chapter here.
"We are excited to have this opportunity to work with an organization that aims to further empower Filipino women journalists, filmmakers and media workers," Jola Diones-Mamangun, newly elected president of IAWRT-Philippines, said.
The election was held at the University of the Philippines - College of Mass Communication last Aug. 8.
Documentation from the IAWRT Half Widows project, headed by IAWRT member Iffat Fatima in cooperation with APDP leader Parveena Ahangar, is used to draw attention to the situation in Kashmir in the UN. See Iffat Fatima´s long documentary from Kashmir: http://www.iawrt.org/projects/2013/half-widow
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Chapter, IAWRT India has decided to institute an award at the International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala.
The award shall be called the IAWRT India Award of Excellence and will be given to the most gender sensitive film (either short fiction or documentary) that fulfills the following criteria...
UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Nguka
cordially invites you to the launch of UN Women's global campaign to mark the 20th anniversary of the World Conference on Women in Beijing.
With a heavy heart I am writing to let you know about Catherine White, one of the longest standing members of IAWRT and first Vice President of the USA Chapter. Catherine passed away on Sunday, June 8th, after succumbing to cancer.
Would you like to screen your film at an international film festival in Norway?
IAWRT Norway has several times presented films from our international members at the annual Films from the South festival in Oslo.
A much awaited event of Delhi’s cultural calendar, the 10th IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival, will be held from March 5-8 to mark International Women’s Day.
Over 60 films and sound works from 15 countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Israel, Lebanon, Myanmar, Pakistan, Russia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Turkey and UK will be screened.
Its that time of the year where we are calling for theme suggestions for our popular long documentary project 2014. The long documentary project is part of IAWRT mandate to build the capacities of members in documentary/film making to enhance professional standards of members.
The International Association of Women in Radio and Television, (IAWRT) – USA, in collaboration with IAWRT International will premier its documentary, Hands On: Climate • Women • Change -- Women Seeking Solutions, followed by discussions with climate change experts and journalists. The event will take place on Friday, March 14, 2014, at the Salvation Army Auditorium, 200 E 52nd Street in Manhattan, from 12:30pm to 2:00pm.
It may sound like "common sense" to acknowledge the strides women have made on social, political and economic fronts the world over. But, the truth is, the world is still unequal. Earlier this week, one Member of Parliament in Kenya, while contributing to the Equality bill said, "Inequality anywhere is inequality everywhere."...