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Women & Girls
At Internews, we know that when women’s voices are heard and when women produce the news, the information we all consume improves. We have worked for the past three decades to train tens of thousands of women leaders in the media and information sectors. From Pakistan to South Sudan, we have worked with local partners to develop programs that cover under-reported topics and bring women and girls into conversations about the environment, politics, and the economy. These programs, and the women who lead them, are changing local attitudes, impacting policies, and inspiring women and girls around the world to raise their voices and make a difference.
All over the globe, Internews implements projects that empower youth, including Code for Change Hackathons; National Geographic photo camps; and training youth to use media for social change and participation in civil society.
Women’s roles are typically overlooked in such processes, but the predominantly female Nyunzu Early Warning Group sensitively and actively contributed to the diffusion of a conflict, and increased economic stability in a particularly unstable context.
Shefali Begum was forced to leave her village of Gabura near the Sundarbans delta in the southwestern part of Bangladesh after Cyclone Aila struck in 2009, devastating the land and leaving her destitute.
(In partnership with Internews, Pollicy analyzed the laws on online GBV in each of the five countries studied.)
PAHO/WHO and the Caribbean Development Bank, in association with the Caribbean Broadcasting Union and Internews, invites journalists and communicators to participate in the third of a series of fou