The 2023 Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC23) is now scheduled for September 19-22 in the historic city of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Gender equality is a public interest issue, upheld in international norms and most national Constitutions as a fundamental human right, with laws prohibiting discrimination.
The clip is from the launch of country reports of in-depth investigation in Bangladesh, Rwanda, Somalia, Sweden and Zimbabwe.
Jonathan Lundberg, journalist, writer and trainer at Fojo concluded the festivities at Fojo’s 50th anniversary jubilee lecture with a speech on how distrust of the media has grown within the populist right wing.
Journalists in Somalia are constantly living under (death) threats, but despite this Abukar Aldabri, experienced media developer, researcher, communications expert and author, tirelessly works to improve the conditions for media in the country, not the least for female journalists.
“Fojo is that vigorous, upright and brave parent, coach and tutor we all want alive for many years to come. Because our duty is to benefit society and it does not have a deadline.” /Hector Barajas, Editor-in-chief at Barometern OT.
We called up Enoch Sithole, journalism lecturer at the Wits Centre for Journalism, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, to find out more about how journalists and the media in South Africa report on climate change and what the public perception of it is. Fojo and Wits Centre for Journalism are long-term partners, currently working hand-in-hand to strengthen journalism’s contribution to a more sustainable world.
Students at Fojos four partner universities in Rwanda have started gender clubs to highlight equality and gender issues. Students research, interview and write articles that are published on newly set up university platforms.
Fojo and its local partner Pax Press just launched one of the most ambitious projects ever in the country, designed to enhance media management and media professionalism for private and non-profit media companies in Rwanda.