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The International Women's Media Foundation is a DC-based organization dedicated to strengthening the voice of women worldwide.
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IWMF 14h
"24 babies have been born to women seeking asylum living in the church in the past year — about one every two weeks." and publish the first story from our reporting initiative!
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OnlineSOS 17h
“We know that digital attacks need to be taken seriously.” - Nadine Hoffman, speaking at via Read more takeaways from the symposium >>
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IWMF 17h
TOMORROW! Join the IWMF and for our free community yoga and wine event in .
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The IWMF has acquired global journalism nonprofit Round Earth Media (REM). REM will continue groundbreaking work in Asia, Latin America and Africa, allowing the IWMF to expand presence in underreported & underserved regions around the world. Learn more!
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IWMF 19h
Well deserved! 's Anna Nimiriano, editor-in-chief of the , has been named one of 's World's Greatest Leaders.
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IWMF Apr 19
"As a reporter I had great fun, because it was so nice to poke fun at the system, to dodge them, to quarrel [with them], to slam doors in their faces.” Beautiful reflection on the life of true , Juby Mayet, from .
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IWMF Apr 19
“It was crazy and chaotic and emergent but completely beautiful. And out of that has formed this really radical, powerful collective of folks." reports on protest movements in for .
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IWMF Apr 19
DEADLINE APPROACHING! Hurry and get your applications in for our Reporting Grants for Women's Stories by April 21 - this weekend! This is our last round of applications so don't miss this great funding opportunity.
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IWMF Apr 19
"Jailing women is a new normal in . The country now has the highest number of women journalists in prison." shares horrifying information on female journos in Turkey.
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IWMF Apr 19
"Aware of the lack of diversity in , we will use this platform to amplify the work of photojournalists from different backgrounds, ethnicities, genders & geographies." Follow 's new Instagram account and apply to be featured!
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IWMF Apr 18
Are you a woman of color with an original idea? Check out From Margins to the Center - the first podcast incubator of its kind in , . Learn more and apply!
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IWMF Apr 18
opens up about the US state department pulling her award and explains how the rhetoric of fake news impacted her award. We stand with Jessikka Aro. Read our statement about her case here:
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IWMF Apr 18
‘The microphone was a weapon. We began to become the megaphone on the issues the women faced.’ A true - explains how people tried to silence coverage on rape as a tool of war in the .
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IWMF Apr 18
‘I’ve had over 250 fake news stories about me, and these stories have turned into real threats.’ Disheartening story about the impact of online attacks on . Online attacks are more than just trolls, they impact press freedom.
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Washington Post Live Apr 18
Ethiopia jumped 40 spots on this year’s Index, an accomplishment that is credited to the work of the newly elected prime minister. Ethiopian Ambassador says the country needs capacity building in many areas, including freedom of the press.
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IWMF Apr 18
‘The theme this year is fear. Press freedom is declining around the world and especially in places that were once allies.’ Stunning takeaway from the . Read the full ranking here:
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IWMF Apr 18
‘Over 300 journalists are currently jailed for writing. We all know that absolute power corrupts absolutely.’ Powerful information on the status of press freedom internationally presented by ED
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IWMF Apr 18
‘An attack on journalists anywhere, is an attack on press everywhere.’ We’re here at the on Press Freedom sponsored by fellow
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IWMF Apr 17
With increasingly threatened around the world, protecting this freedom is critical - for both the who report the news and those who consume it. Tomorrow, and will discuss this urgent issue! Watch here!
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Laura BeltránVilla Apr 17
So much dopeness here. Photography and safety training by with and in Kenya with female African photographers last January. 💗 In a lonesome industry, community is everything! Thanks
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