Projects

IAWRT endeavors to build a geographically and thematically well-balanced portfolio of projects.

Project proposals submitted by IAWRT members are reviewed by the board members who approve amounts granted.

A 57 minute Film, Velvet Revolution  is the 2016-7 IAWRT long documentary project. In this exciting collaborative film six women directors take their lens up close to women making news in a world riven with conflict and dictatorial regimes. When journalists are constantly under threat, what drives these women to do their jobs? 

The gender mainstreaming project has made a significant contribution towards the analysis of gender equality in and  through the media, in line with section J of the Beijing platform for Action, which pointed out th

'Reflecting Her' is an IAWRT produced documentary on reproductive health which was launched in September 2015. It may be viewed below. Bina Paul from India, as Executive Producer lead a team of four directors, Anna Pawlowska from Poland, Atieno Otieno from Kenya, Priya Goswami from India, and Sara Chitambo from South Africa.

IAWRT regularly calls for members to make proposals a long form global documentary to a theme which is in tune with the vision and ideals of the organisation. The theme for the Long Documentary Production 2017 is Women Covering Conflict: the invisible stories. Applications are now open for the 2017 round.

'Women making news' was the theme of the most recent project, resulting in Velvet Revolution, completed in 2017. Two other IAWRT documentaries, which consist of segments of 7-9 minutes from different countries that have been fused into one production, have been made previously. See: Reflecting her (2015) and Hands on: Women. Climate. Change. (2014). 

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