We are done pandering to the egos of change-resistant men
Situation of female journalists in Uganda during the COVID-19 outbreak
To be a journalist in Uganda is ideally complicated, but to be a female journalist becomes more complicated and worse when you are a female freelance journalist.
by Nankwanga Eunice Kasirye
Seven journalists were arrested on May 1, including two IAWRT members.
Another member, Frenchie Mae Cumpio, is arrested and detained in since February 7.
by Lady Ann Salem
أطلق الاتحاد الدولي للنساء العاملات في الإذاعة والتلفزيون بالتعاون مع المركز الدولي للصحافة والإعلام بجامعة أوسلو، طبعة محدثة باللغة العربية من دليل السلامة للصحفيات، الذي نشر بدعم من اليونسكو، تحت عنوان "ماذا لو...؟".
The handbook is written by IAWRT Vice President Abeer Saady. The Arabic edition is edited by Emad Nasif.
IAWRT, in cooperation with The Journalism and Media International Center (JMIC) of Oslo Met. University has launched an updated Arabic-language edition of the Safety handbook for Women Journalists.
IAWRT urges women journalists to continue to work and fight for gender equality in media and the world
Despite some inroads in gender equality in media, women in media today continue to face all sorts of attacks, harassments and threats – in person and online.
A busy start to 2019 has seen IAWRT members turning ther attenton to localised and global strategies to further the impact of women in media of all types. This presentaton takes us through some of the efforts so far.
IAWRT 2019 documentary honoured at South Asian Short Film Festival.
The fesitval is run by the Federation of Film Societies of India in Kolkata, and IAWRT's 2019 film won the P K Nair Critics’ Award for the best documentary.
Over 50 people attended a panel discussion - Community Media Models for Disaster Preparedness and Risk Assessment - on March 14, 2019 - a parallel event organized by the IAWRT- USA chapter and held during the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations.
The event occurred as a dozen US states in the northwest experienced flooding destroying infrastructure and farm land, Cyclone Idai pummeled the southwestern African countries of Malawi, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe leaving hundreds dead and a humanitarian disaster in its wake, and flash floods hit Thailand.
Her Africa! Film Screenings:
From South Africa our chapter is building a “movement dedicated to the promotion and celebration of African Women Filmmakers and building a cultural institution that will empower her to position herself most powerfully” through HER Africa monthly film screenings in Johannesburg.
IAWRT Handbook on Working Towards Gender Equality in the Media: IAWRT & the Gender Mainstreaming Project, written by Greta Gober, has been launched in Norway at an event entitled, #MeToo-and now what? organised by IAWRT Norway. The book written by Greta Gober, showcases IAWRT members’ experiences and best practices for working towards the advancement of gender equality in media.