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Gender and news media in Bangladesh – the way forward

Why gender equality is relevant for news media, and how women journalists could be encouraged to stay on in the sector were critical aspects  discussed at the Bangladesh Gender Equality seminar organised on 17 April 2023 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The event was hosted by MRDI, a media development actor in Bangladesh, and Fojo Media Institute.

ZimMedia21: Increased access to reliable information

The ZimMedia21 programme, which spanned over three years, successfully strengthened independent media, improved access to reliable information for marginalized communities, and contributed to positive changes in media policy.

The Sustainable Journalism conference: shaping the future of journalism

Last week, the second conference on sustainable journalism took place at the Aga Khan University in Nairobi, Kenya. For three days, top-notch speakers, experts and enthusiasts shared knowledge, connected with peers and discovered the latest trends and innovations in the field.

New BA degree in journalism in Somalia

On the 2nd of March, the Somali National University hosted a launch of the new degree curriculum to inform that a Somali university now offers an internationally recognised BA degree in journalism.

Gender equality and media regulation: 3rd March press release

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.

Open letter: Strong support to Ukrainian and Russian independent journalists is support for peace and democracy

Организации публицистов и журналистов Швеции подготовили совместный текст о значении свободы прессы во времена войны и необходимости предоставления российским журналистам возможности временного перемещения в демократические страны в условиях отсутствия свободы слова в их стране.

University learning tour

Fojo recently arranged a university exchange network tour in Rwanda, bringing together nine academics from as many universities in Rwanda, Ethiopia and Somalia.