African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative | Fellowship Application Deadline: August 12, 2015
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Released Ethiopian journalist, @IWMF Courage Awardee Reeyot Alemu speaks out: via @ethiotube #PressFreedom

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  • IWMF Hosts First Hostile Environments Training For Congolese Reporters In Goma IWMF, with partner organization Global Journalist Security, offered its first-ever hostile environments and first aid training (HEFAT) workshop in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for 25 Congolese journalists in June 2015. Participating reporters came from across North Kivu province.

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  • Call For Applications


    IWMF is pleased to announce its first reporting trip to the Central African Republic. Six women journalists will have the opportunity to travel with the IWMF to report on themes of civil society, governance and humanitarian issues from Nov. 2 – 17, 2015. The online application for this fellowship will be open through Aug. 12, 2015.

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  • ReeyotAlemu01 IWMF Courage Winner and Ethiopian Journalist Reeyot Alemu Released from PrisonJuly 10, 2015 – The IWMF celebrates the early release of Ethiopian journalist and 2012 IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner Reeyot Alemu. Alemu, a reporter and columnist, has been imprisoned since 2011 for allegedly violating Ethiopia’s Anti-Terrorism Proclamation. “The IWMF is thrilled to learn of Reeyot’s release; her imprisonment during the past four years …

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  • About UsThe IWMF believes the news media worldwide are not truly free and representative without the equal voice of women.
    The IWMF celebrates the courage of women journalists who overcome threats and oppression to speak out on global issues.
    The IWMF’s programs empower women journalists with the training, support and network to become leaders in the news industry.

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  • London01-thn News Reporting: Is Gender A Factor?June 24, 2015 – On Tuesday, Elisa Lees Munoz, executive director of the IWMF moderated a panel organized by the IWMF, the Frontline Freelance Register (FFR) and the Rory Peck Trust in London. Three experienced journalists, Allison Baskerville, board member of FFR and a documentary photographer, Nadine Marroushi, freelance journalist writing about the Middle East …

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