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
The International Association for Women in Radio and Television is pleased to announce the long documentary Executive Director and producers for 2014. We received many proposals from our members, following the success of last year’s theme on Climate Change; and we look forward to seeing the latest productions on Women and Reproductive Health.
First Jai Chandiram Memorial Fellowship awarded to Iram Ghufran
By Reena Mohan
Managing Trustee, IAWRT India
The first Jai Chandiram Memorial Fellowship has been unanimously awarded to Iram Ghufran for a pre-production grant for research and script development for a documentary film MAD IS A DIFFERENT DIRECTION.
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.
NORCAP is the world’s most widely used emergency roster and it is fully funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The roster consists of 650 women and men who are ready to be deployed to international operations within 72 hours. At any given time, some 150 of the roster members are deployed to the UN or other international partners.
NORCAP is the world’s most widely used emergency roster and it is fully funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) held a parallel event at the 2013 57th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), which took place at the United Nation Headquarters in New York in early March. The theme of this year’s CSW was ‘Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls’. It is estimated that every second a woman or a girl somewhere in the world experiences some form of gender-based violence.
Personally, being promoted from a production assistant to an assistant editor for a big documentary production company (in 2002), as this was the first time I felt that I actually had learnt some skills in documentary production, and they were being recognized...