Strengthening media in Somalia

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Voices of women journalists in Myanmar

”I know the potential dangers and consider that I could be the one who is shot that day, but I want to go to the demonstrations myself anyway.

I worry about my children who will have no one to take care of them – more than I care about being killed. Another thing I worry about is that international news coverage will stop.

I want peace and I want my children’s future to be beautiful and bright and I also hope for full human rights.”

Senaste från Somalia

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.