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.
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.
More than 100 Ethiopian women and girls are taking part in a project designed to help them access content online, differentiate between reliable and fake news, and communicate safely.
Fojo Media Institute has conducted the study in collaboration with the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication, University of Gothenburg, mapping law and policy and identifying measures to promote gender equality in the media and women’s freedom of expression. The study is launched today on March 16th.
Gender in mechanisms of journalists saftey and in media regulation. Seminar held on March 16th.
Gender bias in media organisations, processes and products limit the extent to which women and gender minorities can enjoy their right to gender equality, to freedom of expression and access to information.
Effective media self-regulation and policy can secure and protect these rights.
In this article, we have compiled 10 practical tips for newsrooms that are looking to maintain diversity in their content and within their organisations.
“Someone once said journalism is for the brave, but for women it is for the daring” says senior reporter Mirirai Msingo of the Zimbabwe Television Network, ZTN. November 25th marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the first day of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Against Women.
For the first time in 20 years, Russia joined WACC’s Global Media Monitoring Project – a study that looks into gender balance in media. In 2020, Fojo’s partner ANRI Media served as the local facilitator for GMMP in Russia.
Veteran journalist, Phyllis Mbanje does not remember her formative journalism with nostalgia but rather as a trying time in which she almost quit the profession.