OPEN IRAQ INITIATIVE: TRANSFORMING PUBLIC DATA INTO CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT

Internews is offering a 200 hour training program.  The Open Iraq initiative aims to promote the participation of Iraqi women in governance by enabling them to access, analyze, and use data on government budgets and advocate for gender equality in public expenditure.

The Open Iraq training sessions, story incubators, and ongoing mentorship will be conducted over an 8-month period beginning in April 2019. By the end of the period, participants will be expected to have published locally led media or advocacy content pieces that explore the impact of government spnding on gender equality and women empowerment.

Basic Requirements
More than 2 years of experience in a print, online or audio-visual media outlet, research-oriented civil society organization or tech hub
Experience in advocacy and/or reporting on gender issues
Experience or credible interest/commitment to data journalism and/or data-driven communications.

Deadline: February 2019

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