Women’s Issues, Thomson Reuters Foundation Training Course

Reporting on Women's Issues   Thomson Reuters Foundation Training Course Start date: 11 Nov 2012 | End date: 16 Nov 2012 Location: Barcelona, Spain Language: English Application deadline: 30 Sep 2012 There is now a broad understanding that strengthening women’s voices and participation in public life as well as in decision-making is crucial to development worldwide. This is a timely opportunity for journalists to convey the voices of a population … [Read more...]

“No Woman’s Land – On the Frontlines with Female Reporters“

  More than 30 women journalists have contributed to a new book called 'No Woman's Land: On the Frontlines with Female Reporters', which will see its proceeds go towards safety training for female reporters.  The publication will be officially launched later today by the International News Safety Institute (INSI) in a bid to offer "an unprecedented insight into the safety of women journalists working in conflict and danger zones". Journalist Frances Harrison, a former BBC … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Libyan Woman Fights to Tell Her Rape Story

      Libyan Woman Fights to Tell Her Rape Story       For there is nothing hidden which will not be revealed, nor has anything been kept secret but that it should come to light – Mark 4:22     I just read on Care2Make a Difference about a Libyan woman who was trying to tell the media about her horrific ordeal at the hands of Muammar el-Qaddafi’s militia. According to the New York Times, the woman who identified herself as Eman al-Obeidy burst into a Tripoli hotel where the foreign press … [Read more...]

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