Albany, NY May 16 – I participated in the press conference that took place on the occasion of the Community Media Advocacy Day in Albany, NY. Below are my remarks on, “The importance of local journalism and community media.” Journalism is the Fourth pillar of democracy and plays a critical role in a civil society. […]
Conference Seeks to Bolster Global Worker Rights
The International Labor Organization (ILO) renewed a Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work on June 21 in Geneva, Switzerland. The event coincided with the 100th anniversary of the Conference, where the organization adopted a new international Convention against violence and harassment at work, while vowing to hold governments accountable for violations. Sharan Burrow, general […]
Can Women in Media Challenge Stereotypes and Misrepresentation Online?
“We are afraid of judgment, family, society…” She said, “Women now ask us to tell their stories. We’re framing women as strong because we are strong.”
IFJ at UNCSW63: Journalism and Media Workers at Risk
An IFJ survey of 400 women journalists in 50 countries found that “almost one in two women journalists have suffered sexual harassment, psychological abuse, online trolling and others forms of gender-based violence while working.”