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.
Refugees International is hiring a new Senior Advocate for Women and Girls’ Rights. The successful individual will be based mainly in the company’s Washington, DC, office, but will also spend additional working in the field internationally.
29 October – London, UK
Join The Frontline Club for a discussion on how the #MeToo Movement has impact the media industry, with a panel of journalists the editors, the conversation will cover a range of topics, from sexual assault and sexism to the impact that lack of diversity, to the challenges of breaking the stereotype of women in media roles.
25 Oct, 2018, New York, US
Overcoming attacks, oppression, and a stubborn glass ceiling, women journalists worldwide persevere in their pursuit of the truth. Join the IWMF as they honour the brave journalists who report on taboo topics, work in environments hostile to women, and share difficult truths.
Deadline: 31 October
Refugees International is currently hiring a Senior Women and Girls’ Rights Advocate, to be based primarily in their Washington, D.C., office and with additional travel in the field for humanitarian purposes.
25 October in New York and 1 November in Washington D.C.
The Courage in Journalism Awards are taking place this year in New York City and Washington D.C, celebrating the work of female journalists from around the world.
Deadline: 31 October
Deadline approaching for the IREX Community Solutions Program, focused on providing skills to help address issues including conflict resolution, transparency, accountability, women, and gender.
Deadline: 28 October
The deadline for IWMF’s fellowship to women in media the opportunity to build skills and progress their careers is approaching. The fellowship will take place close the US/Mexican border in February & March 2019.
New IWMF/Troll-Busters survey, “Attacks and Harassment: The Impact on Female Journalists and Their Reporting,” notes that nearly one-third of female respondents consider leaving the profession due to harassment.
Deadline: 27 September
Women in News (WIN) and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) are pleased to announce that the call for applications for the fourth year of the program in the Middle-East and North Africa is now open.
Women’s voices are essential to the development of societies; correspondingly, gender equality and female empowerment are necessary to finding solutions to the world’s most pressing development challenges.
emale journalists and bloggers throughout the globe are being inundated with threats of murder, rape, physical violence and graphic imagery via email, commenting sections and across all social media platforms. This publication hopes to clarify the complexity of online abuse of female journalists.
IWMF’s Violence and Harassment Against Women in the News Media report offers the first comprehensive picture of the dangers faced by many women working in news media around the world.
At the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy, the Dart Center hosted panels on dealing with gendered threats, and on interviewing people with a history of violence.