Content tagged: "women in media"
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Closing the gender gap: New profiles of Somali women on Wikipedia

09 Mar. 2018 | Story

On International Women's Day, 8 March, IMS-Fojo in Somalia and the Embassy of Sweden gathered some of Somalia's leading ladies to make the online gender gap just that little bit smaller

Baseline study on the working conditions of Somali women journalists (Somali version)

09 Mar. 2018 | Publication

This baseline study on the working conditions of women in journalism was conducted with the aim of improving understanding of the conditions for female journalists in Somalia via substantive, actionable datasets. The study was initiated by the Somali Women Journalists (SWJ) Association in collaboration with IMS-Fojo, in recognition of the absence of a single, centralised body of data on the status of women in the journalism profession.

Women in Media: An IMS reading list for March 8 – the International Women’s Day

06 Mar. 2018 | Story

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#MeToo, #TimesUp #SheDecides resonate on a global scale and also mark the media industry's challenges with harassment and gender-balanced reporting. Recent IMS reports highlights challenges in Somalia, Pakistan, Myanmar and Afghanistan.
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Key challenges of women journalists in Pakistan – A book of testimonies

28 Nov. 2017 | Story

A book of testimonies from women journalists in Pakistan about key professional hazards including safety, opportunities and acceptance

Gender in Myanmar News

27 Nov. 2017 | Publication

The study is the first to count female and male sources and analyse gender bias in news in Myanmar. The survey includes radio, TV, online and print.

Q&A on Women in Myanmar media

08 Mar. 2017 | Story

Women working in media in Myanmar are challenged by prejudices and patriarchy. Three stakeholders from the media industry on how to improve the gender balance and increase gender sensitivity in the media industry.

Somali media in need of female journalists

02 Feb. 2017 | Story

A group of 12 women from Somalia have just completed the leadership programme ‘Women in News’. Behind them is a series of trainings and discussions aiming at empowering their professional journalistic skills and sharpen their leadership competencies. Ahead of them is the exciting task of finding their own individual ways to incorporate all the newfound knowledge into their media careers.

Peace in Syria and then what?

23 Nov. 2016 | Story

In the autumn of 2016 IMS organised an exchange between five Syrian media partners and Bosnian journalists and experts. A key issue on the agenda was how the media can and should report in order to help the process of peace and reconciliation following an end to war.

“A programme that has totally changed the way I view my career”

15 Nov. 2016 | Story

Somali women journalists face boundless challenges, from murder and death threats to hurdles in the workplace. Progressing professionally remains difficult. In a new initiative IMS aims to equip participants with the skills and tools to reach higher positions and create lasting change for women working in media.

Inclusive, independent media a priority on Myanmar’s developing media scene

07 Nov. 2016 | Story

In Myanmar, media outlets carry much of the responsibility for keeping alive the gender stereotypes and general gender inequality that pervades Myanmar society.

Arab women through the lens – it’s personal

06 Oct. 2016 | Story

Five film makers got a chance to pitch their documentary for post-production support at the sixth Arab Film Festival in Malmö. IMS and key influencers in the film industry provided jury feedback.

Radio Ergo: Amplifying Somali Women’s Voices

07 Sep. 2016 | Story

Radio Ergo, the IMS-run Somali humanitarian radio broadcasting across Somalia is starting to see the results of its new gender policy which includes efforts to raise gender sensitivity among its Somali producers and local correspondents.