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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.
How many Tanzanian students experience sexual harassment and what can they do about it? These key questions were among those addressed by delegates at a half-day conference in Dar es Salaam, hosted by Internews on May 3, 2019.
Championing diversity and gender equality
Buchanan – The Female Journalist Association of Liberia ( FEJAL) on Thursday, April 11, 2019, concluded a three-day media training for seven female Journalists on Electoral Reforms reporting.
By Sampson David
Internews welcomes today’s announcement by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) that a consortium led by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) has been selected within the UK Aid Connect program under the theme of promoting sexual and reproductive health and r
Men’s treatment of women in public spaces has never received much public attention in Tajikistan. Even in Dushanbe, the country’s capital and home to nearly 1 million people, the subject has never broken into public discourse.
Last year, Internews’ partner Dobrye Vesti, an online platform, launched a campaign, in partnership with national media outlets, aimed at raising public awareness on the ubiquity of workplace-based sexual harassment and its impact on the status of women in Kazakhstan.
Internews partner in South Sudan, Eye Radio dedicated a week of programming to women – featuring stories about inspiring women and producing programming that contributes to women’s welfare and equality in South Sudan – in honor of International Women’s Day on March 8.
The Global Forum for Media Development, an international network of journalism support and media development organisations, will co-host a panel on 21 March as part of this year’s NGO Committee on the Status of Women in New York (