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23 May. 2018 | StoryFounder says award ‘bolsters our courage and reinforces our hope’ The Philippines-based news website Rappler is the recipient of the 2018 Free Media Pioneer award in recognition of the site’s innovative approach to journalism and audience engagement as well as its determination to hold authorities accountable despite aggressive attacks on its operations. The annual Free...
09 Mar. 2018 | StoryOn 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
09 Mar. 2018 | PublicationThis 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.
06 Mar. 2018 | Story
women-in-media-an-ims-reading-list-for-the-international-womens-day/">#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.
28 Nov. 2017 | StoryA book of testimonies from women journalists in Pakistan about key professional hazards including safety, opportunities and acceptance
27 Nov. 2017 | PublicationThe 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.
08 Mar. 2017 | StoryWomen 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.
02 Feb. 2017 | StoryA 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.
23 Nov. 2016 | StoryIn 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.
15 Nov. 2016 | StorySomali 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.
07 Nov. 2016 | StoryIn Myanmar, media outlets carry much of the responsibility for keeping alive the gender stereotypes and general gender inequality that pervades Myanmar society.
06 Oct. 2016 | StoryFive 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.
07 Sep. 2016 | StoryRadio 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.