IWMF in the News

IWMF and the American Press Institute Partner on Online Violence Training and Resources for Newsrooms

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) and the American Press Institute (API) are pleased to announce a new partnership providing…

IWMF Concerned for Wellbeing of Imprisoned Chinese Journalist Xueqin Huang; Condemns Prolonged Detention

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is alarmed by reports of severe human rights violations against Xueqin (Sophia) Huang, a…

IWMF Awarded $375K to Fund Journalism on Islamic Arts and Culture in the U.S.

Grant from Doris Duke Foundation will support written, audio and visual stories [February 14, 2023 – WASHINGTON, DC] – The…

IWMF Announces Judy Woodruff as 2023 Leadership Honoree

Former PBS NewsHour Anchor to be Recognized at Courage in Journalism Awards [February 1, 2023 – WASHINGTON, DC] – The…

Sundance 2023 Women Directors: Meet Alejandra Vasquez – “Going Varsity in Mariachi”

Originally published: Women and Hollywood Alejandra Vasquez is a Mexican-American filmmaker and producer. Raised in rural Texas, she tells stories…

Q&A: Gabriela Sá Pessoa talks hope and crisis in Lula’s Brazil

By Andrew McCormick | Originally published: Columbia Journalism Review EACH MONTH, Covering Climate Now speaks with different journalists about their…

IWMF Remembers Pioneering Journalist Barbara Walters

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is mourning the loss of Barbara Walters, whose five decades as a broadcast journalist…

Trolling of Female Asian Journalists on Rise as Beijing Seeks to Discredit Media

By Wang Gang and Liam Scott | Originally published: Voice of America WASHINGTON — Increased harassment over the past year…

IWMF Calls for Global Attention on Detainment of Women Journalists

A new annual summary from Reporters Without Borders (RSF) confirms an alarming reality: Journalist detention is at a record high,…

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