Sustainable Cities and Women’s Human Rights
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by Nonee Walsh from CSW61
On the plaza of the United Nations in New York,The Arc of Return is a moving memorial to more than 18 million people who were forcefully removed from Africa and enslaved. It “serves as a reminder to future generations not to repeat this tragedy” according to designer, Rodney Leon.
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.
IAWRT International Board Member, Sheila Katzman, received an urgent email from Philippines IAWRT member Jola Diones-Mamangun looking for assistance in building an emergency radio station in the city most devastated by the recent typhoon...
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.
OPEN CALL FOR GRANT APPLICATIONS: Promote peacebuilding, human rights, and social justice. Fork Films is holding our second open call for grant applications for feature length documentary projects in development, production and post-production. Fork Films awards grants to full-length non-fiction films that foster a culture of understanding and work towards a more peaceful and just society, while utilizing powerful and artistic storytelling methods. Specifically we seek films t
TV Documentary: Farzana Boby, Bangladesh, The Poison Thorn (Bishkanta)
Radio: Alexandra Christine Hall, (pictured) Clandestine Abortion in Chile, WINGS
Web audio: Diana Wanyonyi, Kenya, Save our Queens Campaign, Baraka FM.
The Gender Equality And Social Justice In Public Media report has been launched at the IAWRT Biennial Conference in New Deli. The eight country study of public radio and television, lead by Greta Gober & Diana Iulia Nastasia, measured representation of gender and other social justice measures such as age, ethnicity, and sexual diversity, across four continents and eight countries. ESP
the Asian Broadcasting Union in collaboration with Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) have organised the 3rd regional workshop on Over-The-Top (OTT) and Integrated Broadcast Broadband (IBB) technologies and services. It will be held Sept 29 to Oct 1, 2015, Kuala Lumpur Hotel CaPITOL.
Khadija Ismayilova sentenced to more than 7 year jail. Human Rights groups have widely condemned the jailing of Azerbaijan journalist Khadija Ismayilova for seven-and-a-half years, for or what Human Rights Watch calls “spurious charges of tax evasion and other economic crimes, after a politically motivated trial.
The member of the month for August 2015 is Nonee Walsh. Click on the link below to read more about her story.
Many years ago in my university days, I was taken by this famous Chinese propaganda picture, based apparently on the late Chairman Mao’s quote, “women can hold up half the sky” depicting women leading a fairly equal gender divide of troops.
August 31st Last deadline to submit your outstanding documentary for IAWRT AWARDS. USD 1,000 Award in each category, TV, Radio, Web Audio and Web Video. Find rules and entry form on http://www.iawrt.org/awards/2015/iawrt-2015-international-awards
September 29th & 30th 2015 Thailand. The 3rd round table is designed to educate, promote and facilitate the effectiveness of international associations. The UIA Associations Round Table is an opportunity to learn through networking and through practice.