Press Releases

Protegiendo y apoyando a periodistas durante COVID-19

Esta publicación se hizo originalmente en el blog de Twitter, aquí. Por Vijaya Gadde En todo el mundo, hemos visto que nuestro servicio conecta a las personas con la información de salud que las personas…

Protecting and supporting journalists during COVID-19

This post was originally published on Twitter’s blog, here. By Vijaya Gadde All around the world, we’ve seen our service connecting people with the authoritative health information they need to protect themselves and their loved ones.…

Kim Wall Memorial Fund Announces Two Women Journalists as 2020 Grantees

Recipients honor Kim’s legacy by investigating underreported stories outside of mainstream media NEW YORK, March 23, 2020 – Family and friends of the late Swedish journalist Kim Wall, in partnership with the International Women’s Media…

A message to the IWMF community

Dear IWMF community members, Like most of you, the impact of the global COVID-19 coronavirus is changing the way our organization operates. Right now, the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is solely focused on the…

The IWMF Stands with Patrícia Campos Mello and Condemns Attacks Against Women Journalists

The IWMF is deeply troubled by the attacks waged against Brazilian journalist Patrícia Campos Mello. Journalists should be able to do their jobs without fear of retaliation; we call on Brazilian authorities to cease this…

International Women’s Media Foundation Supports Gayle King and all Journalists Facing Online Attacks

The IWMF is distressed by the appalling attacks and death threats made to Gayle King following her interview with Lisa Leslie. We call on the news media at-large to recognize the severity of online attacks…

The IWMF Mourns the Passing of Bailey Morris-Eck

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) mourns the passing of its co-founder, board member and advisory council member, Bailey Morris-Eck. In 1989, Morris-Eck joined the IWMF’s founding members to establish the organization. The mission of…

The IWMF Honors 2019 Courage in Journalism Award Winners at 29th Annual Ceremony

Annual Awards Hosted by Norah O’Donnell & Cecilia Vega New York, NY (October 30, 2019) – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) today honored female journalists who have exhibited extraordinary courage in reporting from areas…

IWMF Alarmed by Jailing of Moroccan Journalist Hajar Raissouni

Source: Reuters The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) condemns the imprisonment of Hajar Raissouni, a Moroccan journalist sentenced to one year in prison on charges of premarital sex and obtaining an abortion. Despite the charges, human rights observers…