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“Women in the Arab world are also heroes”

“Women in the Arab world are also heroes”

“Most media portray Arab women as victims. We want to portray them as heroes.” Seven female, Arab media professionals visited Denmark to discuss gender and media.

Unveiling the strength of Arab women through filmmaking

Unveiling the strength of Arab women through filmmaking

Amal Ramsis, filmmaker and founder of Cairo International Women’s Film Festival, is one out of seven Arab female media professionals who are visiting Denmark between 18 – 23 …

Tunisia: Drop or amend security bill

Provisions on State Secrecy and “Denigrating” Security Forces Undermine Free Speech
Tunisian legislators should drop problematic provisions from a new security bill, 13 nongovernmental organizations said …

International mission examines media situation in Sri Lanka

International mission examines media situation in Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI), together with International Media Support (IMS) and the Open Society Foundation, is organising an International Assessment Mission to …

In photos: One year on for Algeria’s TV success

In photos: One year on for Algeria’s TV success

From primitive conditions to operating in a new graphic studio, KBC in Algeria has become one of the country’s most popular channels.

IMS marks World Press Freedom Day 2015

IMS marks World Press Freedom Day 2015

IMS and our partners around the world are highlighting the importance of press freedom through a number of different events this year for World Press Freedom Day.

New lows for press freedom, but the fight goes on

New lows for press freedom, but the fight goes on

86% of the world’s population lives in countries without free media, according to new statistics published in connection with World Press Freedom Day on 3 May

Nepal earthquake silences over 20 community radios

Nepal earthquake silences over 20 community radios

Saturday’s massive earthquake has damaged over 20 community radios in districts that have been badly affected by the tremors and many have not begun operations affecting information flow in the districts.

Steps to improve journalist safety in Nepal welcomed by international partnership group

Steps to improve journalist safety in Nepal welcomed by international partnership group

The Nepal International Media Partnership welcomes steps taken to foster a safer working environment for …

Concerted push for journalist safety in Nepal

Concerted push for journalist safety in Nepal

An alliance of 14 media development and freedom of expression groups are in Nepal this week pushing for improved safety of journalists.