IAWRT & the Gender Mainstreaming Project
Three women journalists are the 2019 recipients of the Reporters San Frontières Press Freedom Awards (RSF - Reporters without Borders).
Saudi journalist Eman al Nafjan, Vietnamese journalist Pham Doan Trang and Maltese journalist Caroline Muscat, were awarded the prizes at a ceremony in Berlin, Germany. From Aber Saady and RSF.
Lifeline launched its advocacy toolkit
A practical resource that emphasizes that advocacy is possible even in restrictive contexts
"If you listen closely you can hear many tongues speaking in unison, in a cacophony, in rhythm, sometimes with its own beat. As filmmakers we go out into the world to record these voices in the hope they will never be lost."
This year 52 films from 15 countries have been selected from more than 700 entries to the 16th IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival. It will be held at the India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi on March 4, 5, 6 and 7.
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.