IWMF in the News

Pakistani Journalist Maham Javaid is the IWMF’s 2020 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow

Javaid will report on marginalized communities for The Boston Globe and The New York Times [June 17, 2020 – WASHINGTON, DC] – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) announced today the selection of Pakistani journalist…

IWMF Demands Justice for Rappler’s Maria Ressa

[June 15, 2020] – The IWMF is appalled by the conviction of Maria Ressa, CEO and co-founder of Rappler and one of the most prominent journalists in the Philippines, on charges of cyber libel. We…

Masrat Zahra wins IWMF’s ‘Courage In Photojournalism Award’

Originally published: The Kashmir Walla Masrat Zahra, a Kashmir-based female photojournalist, has been awarded Anja Niedringhaus Courage In Photojournalism Award 2020, which celebrates the courageous work of women photojournalists, by International Women’s Media Foundation. Her…

Kashmir conflict photographer Masrat Zahra wins top photojournalism award

By Rebecca Staudenmaier | Originally published: DW For her moving images of the conflict in Kashmir, Masrat Zahra has been named the winner of the 2020 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. The jury praised…

Honoring courage in the name of slain AP photographer

By Patrick Maks | Originally published: AP The 2020 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, named for the Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer who was killed in 2014 reporting in Afghanistan, has been awarded to Masrat Zahra, a Kashmir-based…

Masrat Zahra Receives the IWMF’s 2020 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

Freelance photojournalists in Kashmir, Hong Kong and Puerto Rico receive this year’s top honors [June 11, 2020 – WASHINGTON, DC] – The International Women’s Media Foundation announced Kashmiri freelance photojournalist Masrat Zahra today as this…

Craig Newmark Philanthropies Commits $650K to IWMF’s Emergency Support of U.S. Journalists

Additional funding will aid journalists on-the-ground and those experiencing both injury, trauma and loss of livelihood [June 9, 2020 – WASHINGTON, DC] – This morning the International Women’s Media Foundation announced it will receive an…

IWMF Receives $200K from Luminate to Aid Journalists

Growing funding supported more than 300 women journalists in crisis amid COVID-19 [June 5, 2020 – WASHINGTON, DC] – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) today announced an additional $200,000 in direct aid to women…

The IWMF Condemns Racism

The IWMF stands in solidarity with the Black community, and all those demanding justice for the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and the countless other Black lives taken at the hands of…