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  • Levine2-thn Heidi Levine wins Anja Niedringhaus AwardMarch 24, 2015 — The IWMF has named freelance photographer Heidi Levine as the inaugural winner of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. The award was created to honor the courage and dedication of Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who was killed while reporting in Afghanistan in 2014. “We are proud to honor …

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  • Call for Applications: Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship The IWMF announces the opening of the application process for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship. Now in its 11th year, the fellowship provides an academic and professional opportunity for women journalists who focus on human rights and social justice to advance their reporting skills. Applications will be accepted through May 1, 2015.

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  • Levine-thn Heidi LevineWinner – 2015 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award | Heidi Levine is an American freelance photojournalist based in Jerusalem. She has worked as a professional photojournalist since 1983, starting as a staffer with the Associated Press in Israel, then with French photo agency Sipa Press in 1993. Over the course of her photojournalism career, …

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  • Vlasova-thn Anastasia VlasovaHonorable Mention – 2015 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award | Anastasia Vlasova is a Ukrainian photojournalist based in Kiev, Ukraine. She is currently covering the different aspects of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. “Anastasia Vlasova has shown bravery and commitment to show the world community the dire reality of this story which she lives …

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  • Blackwell-thn Rebecca BlackwellHonorable Mention – 2015 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award | Rebecca Blackwell is an American photographer currently based in Mexico City with the AP. From 2007 to 2014, Blackwell was the AP’s West Africa photographer and photo editor, covering more than 20 countries in West and Central Africa from her base in Dakar, Senegal. …

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  • NourKelze-thn #FreelancersAtRiskBy Vera Tan, IWMF Intern | University of Missouri Journalism School | Washington D.C. – The IWMF was proud to participate in ‘Freelancers at Risk: Photojournalism and the Call for Global Safety Standards,’ an event discussing the risks freelance journalists face reporting from the front lines on April 23, 2015. Organized by the Investigative Reporting …

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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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  • Yu-thn IWMF calls for release of detained Chinese journalist Gao YuUpdate – April 17, 2015 According to media reports, Gao Yu was convicted today of ‘revealing state secrets’ and sentenced to seven years in prison. Gao’s lawyer announced that she would appeal the court’s decision. May 8, 2014 – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is gravely concerned over the arrest of 1995 Courage in …

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