Press Releases

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…

The IWMF Condemns Attacks Against the Press and Stands in Solidarity with U.S. Journalists

June 1, 2020 – The International Women’s Media Foundation stands in solidarity with journalists in the United States and around the world who are risking their lives every day to keep us safe, hold authority…

Craig Newmark Philanthropies Provides IWMF with $350K to Counter Online Harassment

Funding for the IWMF’s work to protect journalists from online harassment surpasses $1 million [May 28, 2020 – WASHINGTON, DC] The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) today announced $350,000 in additional funding from Craig Newmark…

The IWMF Announces 2020 Courage in Journalism Award Winners

This year’s awards recognize women in digital and broadcast journalism from Egypt, Finland, Syria and the Xinjiang region of China [May 20, 2020 – WASHINGTON, D.C.] – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) today announced…

The IWMF Calls on Ukraine to Drop Investigation of Anna Babinets

May 12, 2020 – Anna Babinets, the International Women’s Media Foundation’s (IWMF) 2019 Courage in Journalism Award winner, has been summoned by the Ukrainian police for questioning on Wednesday, May 13, regarding a groundless complaint…

Press release: Over 100 organisations join emergency appeal for journalism and media support in response to COVID-19 crisis

To mark World Press Freedom Day on 3 May 2020, more than 110 journalism support, media development, and press freedom organisations and networks launch an urgent appeal to all those in a position to support…

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…