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IWMF Announces Winners of 35th Annual Courage in Journalism Awards

Women journalists from Ecuador, Myanmar and U.S. recognized for reporting under duress [June 19, 2024 – WASHINGTON, DC] – The…

IWMF Denounces Sentencing of Xueqin (Sophia) Huang

On June 14, Chinese journalist Xueqin (Sophia) Huang – the IWMF’s 2022 Wallis Annenberg Justice for Women Journalists Award winner…

Coalition Against Online Violence (CAOV) Launches #ElectSafely Campaign to Protect Journalists During Contentious 2024 Elections Worldwide

(June 12, 2024 – NEW YORK) – The Coalition Against Online Violence (CAOV) today announces the launch of the #ElectSafely…

Breaking: IWMF Survey of 350+ U.S. Journalists Uncovers Significant Threats Ahead of 2024 Elections

[June 5, 2024] – Five months ahead of the United States general election, new data from the International Women’s Media…

Tasneem Raja Receives 2024 IWMF Gwen Ifill Award

The Oaklandside EIC recognized for dedication to community-powered news and mentorship [WASHINGTON, DC – April 24, 2024] – The International…

Palestinian Journalist Samar Abu Elouf Wins IWMF 2024 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

Winning portfolio captured in Gaza during October and November 2023 [April 4, 2024 – WASHINGTON, DC] – The International Women’s…

IWMF Kim Wall Memorial Fund Announces 2024 Grantees in Record Application Year

Journalists from the U.S., U.K., and China selected to advance Wall’s legacy of storytelling amid an unprecedented applicant pool. WASHINGTON,…

IWMF Statement on Police Attacks on Senegalese Journalists

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) demands Senegalese police protect journalists covering election protests in Dakar and respect the international…

IWMF Statement on Release of Iranian Journalists Niloofar Hamedi and Elahe Mohammadi

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is relieved that Niloofar Hamedi and Elahe Mohammadi have been released on bail after…