Some of the press freedom- and free expression-related events and issues you might have missed last weekRead more
Alongside children, women are especially vulnerable to disasters. This does not mean they are weak. Women are in fact strong given their varied roles, especially in times of calamity.
As a journalist, I make it a priority to focus on these two sectors when covering disasters to shine a light on their plight while showing their fortitude.Read more
Gender often forms the basis of vile comments thrown women journalists’ way. It is also the underlying factor for much of the discrimination that they are made to suffer in the course of their work.Read more
Journalism is a challenging profession. But being a woman journalist makes it even more so.Read more
Threats, intimidation, harassment, and attacks comprise the often hostile (and at times deadly) menagerie of challenges that many journalists face every day. Yet in a world order where discrimination against women is de facto and where fundamental freedoms are more honored in the breach than in the observance, these challenges are all in a day’s work and can be more pervasive and daunting for women journalists.Read more
For women journalists to do their jobs well, and without fear, their right to freedom of expression must be protected by the state. All too often, critical voices are silenced by government authorities determined to conceal dissent.Read more