The Global Alliance for Social and Behavior Change will organise a side event at Women Deliver 2019. The event, titled “The Power of Communication for Gender Equality”, aims to illustrate how members of the Global Alliance for Social and Behaviour Change use media, communication, and social and behaviour change to challenge and redefine gender relations.
1-3 June 2019 – Glasgow, Scotland
The World News Media Congress is the annual meeting of news executives, including publishers, editors and owners, of newspapers from all over the world. It is hosted in a different city each year. The 2018 Congress in Portugal drew around 900 people from over 60 countries for three days of conferences, executive meetings, networking and social events. This year, WMNC will look at the many ways to reconnect newsbrands with the people that will influence future societies.
3-5 May 2019, Columbia, Missouri
The RJI at the University of Missouri is hosting their annual “Women in Journalism Workshop” in May 2019 at the Smith Forum. The two-day workshop will focus on self-care and first-aid training, as well as virtual reality and preparing for violent breaking news coverage.
On March 21st a side-event was organized during the Commission on the Status of Women in New York by GFMD, Fondation Hirondelle, Free Press Unlimited, International Media Support (IMS), Internews, IREX, and the Media Diversity Institute (MDI).
21 March 2019 – New York, United States
GFMD will be co-hosting a media development panel as part of NGO CSW63 to explore the ways in which women are harnessing online spaces to challenge the stereotyping and misrepresentation in the media.
11-22 March 2019 – New York, United States
The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019.
7 March 2019 – New York, United States
Join BBC’s Razia Iqbal, Anita Anand & Buzzfeed’s Elizabeth Pears for a discussion on aspirations, breaking stereotypes, creating spaces, survival skills and opening up possibilities.
On 21 March 2019, GFMD will co-host a media development panel as part of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) NGO Forum. The event titled, ‘Does the online space allow women in media to challenge stereotypes and misrepresentation?’ will explore the ways in which women are harnessing online spaces.
International Women’s Day is not just a day to celebrate women’s rights; it’s an important chance to reflect on whether we, the media industry, are doing enough to promote gender balance. That’s why, for the first time, WAN-IFRA is not just supporting awareness campaigns; we’ve launched one of our own.
This International Women’s Day 2019, GFMD members are calling upon media leaders around the globe to stand up and protect the rights of women journalists. Media must hire a diverse workforce and adopt gender equality policies in order to stand by women journalists and produce stories that are relevant to all groups in society.
Abraji (Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism) with the support of Google News Lab, launched the survey “Women in Brazilian Journalism,” to understand the limits that the gender issues imposed on the performance of their professions.
Deadline: 14 March 2019
Job Opportunity Free Press Unlimited is looking for an Amsterdam based programme co-coordinator who will be responsible for the development and coordination of projects and programmes related to gender and media and the empowerment of women in and through the media.
Deadline: 31 March 2019
Fellowship: As part of the IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, Adelante, twelve journalists will travel to Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula, Honduras from May 28 to June 14, 2019.
On 23 January at the World Economic Forum in Davos, United for News, a global multi-stakeholder coalition of media, private industry and NGOs, which includes GFMD, is announcing pilot programs in Canada, Iraq and Ukraine to address the deficit of women in news reporting.
A recent report from the Fojo Institute describes and analyses how online propaganda against journalists across the world – through hate, harassment, threats and fabricated news – undermines independent reporting, sows doubt among the public and makes journalists, in particular female journalists, open for online attacks and physical abuse.
Deadline: 31 December
The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) have opened applications for reporting grants focusing on Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice in the Americas.
19 November – London, UK
Join The Frontline Club for an evening with award-winning photojournalist and author Lynsey Addario as she shares her latest book “Of Love and War” – a collection of 200 photographs by Addario from across Africa, the Middle East and South-East Asia across her 20 year career covering conflict.
Deadline: 30 November 2018
The Feminist Open Government Initiative announces the launch of a call for research proposals.
The members of GFMD’s Women in Media working group have joined forces to organise an event on the fringes of Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) that will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York in March 2019.
7 November – London, England
The Frontline Club is hosting a screening in London of the “Invisible Battalion + Q&A” that tells the stories of six servicewomen fighting war in Ukraine, told by three Ukrainian film directors: Iryna Tsilyk, Svitlana Lischynska, and Alina Gorlova.