How to create a safe space for women journalists in Zimbabwe
“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.
Who Makes the News in Russia? GMMP looks into gender balance in Russian media
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.
Zimbabwean female media practitioners fight to be heard
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.
Rundabordssamtal om GMMP
Lyssna på ett rundabordssamtal mellan tre ansvariga utgivare och en medieforskare som alla på ett eller annat sätt profilerat sig kring jämställdhet i journalistiken.
Myanmar journalists keen on gender as a reporting tool, survey shows
Myanmar journalists say they have not had much training on gender issues related to news reporting but know that having a gender perspective is an important journalistic skill – and would find it useful to get more, and deeper, training on using it to strengthen storytelling.
Trögt med jämställdheten i det globala nyhetsflödet
Det ser ut att dröja länge innan nyhetsinnehållet i världens medier blir jämställt. De senaste fem åren har utvecklingen i princip stått still. Men Sverige sticker ut och har tagit ett rejält kliv framåt.
Myanmar: Improving Gender Sensitivity and Equality Is Key to End Gender-Based Violence
Southeast Asia Media Training Network (SEAMTN) of Fojo Media Institute concludes its 2-week long campaign on ‘Eliminating Gender-Based Violence Against Women and All Forms of Gender Identities’. The online campaign hosts the messages of 42 concerned-individuals of 24 women, 14 men, and 4 other gender-identities from Cambodia (19), Myanmar (21) and Vietnam (2). Among them, 21 are journalists and media trainers.
Cambodia: Towards Further Awareness Raising on Gender-Based Violence and Harassment
Every year, from 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to 10 December (International Human Rights Day), the 16 Days of Activism Campaign is carried out all over the world.
New study reveals barriers on Entry for Women journalists in sub-Saharan Africa
‘I couldn’t meet my bosses sexual wish and lower my dignity or break-up my family. I was repeatedly bullied and feared that for my own security I would almost leave my job. Misogyny is discouraging and can lead one to leave journalism’.
Women can be equals!
Over the past week, women and men working in the Somali media sector have come together to discuss gender equality, a subject that is sensitive not only in Somalia but worldwide. The events, organised by the Somali Women Journalists Organisation, address women journalists’ working conditions, ranging from equal pay to sexual harassment. We spoke to one of the participants, freelance journalist Zeinab Abdinoor Mohamed.