Nefise Özkal Lorentzen’s film ‘Seyran Ateş: Sex, Revolution and Islam’ wins two intl awards

IAWRT Norway Board member Nefise Özkal Lorentzen’s film ‘Seyran Ateş: Sex, Revolution and Islam’ won Best Feature Documentary Award at the New York City Indie Film Festival A few days later, the film won the Best Feature Documentary…

IAWRT Norway elects new board

The new board (from left: Kristine, Grethe, Solveig and Nefise) IAWRT Norway elected a new board in March. The board consists of: Kristine Ramm - chapter head, mentoring the next candidate Nefise Özkal Lorentzen -…

Balancing the Wisdom Tree book launch

Book title: Balancing the Wisdom Tree: Anthology of FTII’s Women AlumniPublished by Publications Division, India as part of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of FTII’s establishmentEdited by Gauri D ChakrabortyBook design: Anuj Malhotra The…
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IAWRT ONLINE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM 2022

Everyone needs good mentors at some stage of life to enrich/nurture personal and professional growth. The seed for the IAWRT Online Mentorship Program was sown because of COVID travel restrictions.

New IAWRT India board

By Samina Mishra Aaradhana Kohli is the new chapter head. IAWRT Chapter India’s new Board of Trustees for 2022-24.  The office-bearers are: Managing Trustee - Aaradhana Kohli Secretary - Kiron…

CPJ writes to Philippines’ president-elect, asks for release of Frenchie Mae Cumpio

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) wrote to Philippines’ president-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr to reverse “your predecessor’s abusive acts and policies targeting independent media and journalists and restoring the Philippines’…
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My Climate Change Story: How Storytelling Can Contribute to Action on Climate Change and Gender Equality

When investigating the impact of climate change one most often reads articles written either by scientists, journalists, or scholars. The voices of those who actually experience the devastating effects of this phenomenon, especially women and girls, are most often unheard.

Shireen Abu Akleh, the slain Palestinian journalist, a name to recognize for generations to come

By: Benaz Batrawi/Ramallah Shireen, 51, spent the last 25 years reporting for Al-Jazeera Arabic Channel. Before that, she worked for other media outlets during the mid of 90ts including the Voice of Palestine and Mont Carlo Radio. Shireen…