IAWRT & Genderlinks @ CSW
We asked members to communicate about a crucial issue in their region and what women in media can do. Qudsia Mahtab Mehmood from Islamabad, Pakistan writes the recent elections held in Pakistan on 25 July, 2018 brought many challenges for women journalists attempting to report fairly about the elections.
Media and women are being targeted in the midst of a governmet crackdown on mass demonstrations.
Our Iraq Kurdistan chapter reports that the targeting is happeneing as thousands of Iraqis demonstrate against government corruption, failing state services and a lack of job opportunities.
IAWRT condemns all attacks on journalists and media workers
IAWRT joins the annual observance of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists on November 2.
The grey and black shades of a turbid political history in Pakistan is reflected in the ups and downs of legislative reform.
The half of the population that has been most impacted by this, is Pakistan's women.
By Qudsia Mahtab Mehmood
It is with deep regret that the India Chapter of IAWRT announces the passing away of Renuka Sharma.
One of the founder members of the IAWRT Chapter India. Renuka was the former Secretary and Treasurer and a close associate of the chapter's founder, the late Jai Chandiram. Renuka died on November 27
Making women safe to do the best stories covering gender-based violence - Norway.
Examining the extent and scope of sexual harassment in Cameroonian newsrooms
Strategies for achieving gender equality in Iraq-Kurdistan media organizations
Digital safety of journalists in Kenya
Workplace strategies for women in South African film
#Metoo Nepal for media students & improving women's representation on media
Uganda creating a pool of Gender Mainstreaming Ambassadors.
Sexual harassment prevention in the Indian film industry
“Ampatuan massacre ninth commemoration has become excruciating”
58 people, 32 of whom were journalists, were killed nine years ago and the Director of the National Union of Journalists - Philippines and IAWRT Philippines member Kath Cortez has lamented the lack of justice over the murders.