The International Association of Women in Radio and Television, (IAWRT) – USA, in collaboration with IAWRT International will premier its documentary, Hands On: Climate • Women • Change -- Women Seeking Solutions, followed by discussions with climate change experts and journalists. The event will take place on Friday, March 14, 2014, at the Salvation Army Auditorium, 200 E 52nd Street in Manhattan, from 12:30pm to 2:00pm.
It may sound like "common sense" to acknowledge the strides women have made on social, political and economic fronts the world over. But, the truth is, the world is still unequal. Earlier this week, one Member of Parliament in Kenya, while contributing to the Equality bill said, "Inequality anywhere is inequality everywhere."...
The time has again arrived for us to begin planning for our 2014 Regional Conference next May. We wish to invite members to submit a letter of interest to host the Regional Conference, including proposed theme (s), estimated budget and objectives.
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.
Congratulation to IAWRT-Norway Chapter Head Bibiana Dahle Piene who has released her book on South Sudan. For over half a century, Norway and Norwegians has left their mark on Sudan and South Sudan's fate. Courage, solidarity, indomitable optimism and belief in the future, but also smuggling of weapons, diplomatic gotchas and unsolved murders are elements of the peculiar history of how Norway served to facilitate the birth of the world's youngest nation.
The International Association of Women in Radio and Television - Philippines has successfully elected a new set of officers as it continues its effort to revive its chapter here.
"We are excited to have this opportunity to work with an organization that aims to further empower Filipino women journalists, filmmakers and media workers," Jola Diones-Mamangun, newly elected president of IAWRT-Philippines, said.
The election was held at the University of the Philippines - College of Mass Communication last Aug. 8.
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.
Closing date: Tuesday, 12 August 2014
UN COORDINATION SPECIALIST
Location : Beirut, LEBANON
Application Deadline : 12-Aug-14
Type of Contract : TA International