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.

Hands-on profiles five women from four continents tackling climate change through policy, protest, education and innovation. The film powerfully demonstrates how women are transferring knowledge and local networks into hands-on strategies.
 

Following the global consultation that was organized within the framework of the Women Make the News 2010 campaign under the theme “Towards Gender Sensitive Indicators for Media: Best Practices for Gender Perspective in Media and in Media Content”, UNESCO and IFJ have jointly prepared the first draft of the Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Media (GSIM).

The ultimate goal of the Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) project initiated by IAWRT Cameroon Chapter is eradication of female circumcision in Cameroon, a harmful traditional practice covered by Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). It also looks forward to a re-awakening of interest of the media on this form of violence against women.

The objective of the Anti-Trafficking project in India is to conduct workshops in remote villages to train community leaders on how to identify the signs of trafficking g and to take preventive measures.

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