The theme of the conference is: "Confronting adversity: Women in Media during
conflict and crisis."
The APC End violence: Women’s rights and safety online project is changing women’s lives. It is our goal with this section to offer a personal look at individual women whose lives have been significantly impacted by the initiative.
Closing date: Tuesday, 12 August 2014
UN COORDINATION SPECIALIST
Location : Beirut, LEBANON
Application Deadline : 12-Aug-14
Type of Contract : TA International
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.
The Nordic region is well known for having gender equality as a hallmark of society. In the media sector, however, the male dominance persists in many areas, both in the industry itself and in the output. However, in the Nordic region there are also important examples of structural and individual steps towards gender equality in the media.
On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, 8 March, UNESCO joins forces with the Global Alliance on Media and Gender to launch the Women Make the News 2015 under the theme, “*Yes we must! Reaching Gender Equality in the Media by 2030*”.
In Iran women are legally required to dress modestly and ensure their hair is covered. A series of acid attacks on women in the historic Iranian city of Isfahan has raised fears and prompted rumors that the victims were targeted for not being properly veiled.
An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted a father and a doctor over performing a female circumcision operation that killed a teenage girl in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura last year.
On December 6, Khadija Ismayilova's Baku apartment was searched by the prosecutor general office employees. Ismayilova's mother, brother and lawyer Elton Guliyev were present during the search.
GRANADA, Nicaragua – Women in bright colored dresses indicative of their various ethnic backgrounds marched despite the rain in the colonial city of Granada on Tuesday to call for an end to global violence against women.
“Las mujeres mojadas, jamás serán calladas,” they chanted, playfully refitting the popular chant, “the people united, will never be defeated,” to one more appropriate for the weather.
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.