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PPF Journalism Training Workshop, Kasur Punjab

Date: April 25, 2005 Location: Kasur Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) organised a Journalism Training Workshop for local journalists and women at Kasur, Punjab from 25to 27 April 2005. Kasur is a town near the Indian border, located at a distance of 160 kilometres from Lahore. With a population of over five lakh people, Kasur is […]

PPF Journalism Training Workshop, Hyderabad

Date: April 10, 2005 Location: Latifabad Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) organized a Journalism Training Workshop at Latifabad; district Hyderabad, for local journalists and educated women Sindh from 10-12 April 2005. The workshop was held at the auditorium of a local women college. It was attended by 26 participants in which there were 16 women and […]

PPF seminar “Giving Basic Priority To Women’s And Children’s Health”

Date: April 7, 2005 Location: Karachi The Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) organised a seminar for journalists on “Giving basic priority to women’s and children’s health” on Thursday, April 07, 2005 at its Vicky Zeitlin Media Library, Karachi. The seminar was held to mark the World Health Day. The theme of 2005 was “healthy mothers and […]

PPF Journalism Skills Development Programme, Bhakkar

Date: March 17,2005 Location: Bhakkar Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) organized a Journalism Training Workshop at Bhakkar, Punjab for local journalists and women from 17 to 19 March 2005. Bhakkar,located at a distance of 200 kilometers from Multan, is an important business and political center of Thal area. It is located at the fringe of Punjab […]

PPF Workshop on Monitoring Press Freedom, Karachi

Date: March 14, 2005 Location: Karachi The Pakistan Press Foundation conducted a three-day workshop on Media and Domestic Violence. 25 journalists from six districts of Sindh participated, with objectives to understand the role of the media in creating awareness on domestic violence and to strengthen participants’ skills in feature writing. This training programme was held […]

PPF seminar “Gender Equality Beyond 2005: Building a More Secure Future for Women Journalists”

Date: March 10,2005 Location: Karachi The Pakistan Press Foundation organised a seminar for working women journalists and journalism teachers on Thursday on 10th March 2005 to stress on the need for encouraging educated females to adopt journalism as a profession so that they could highlight issues facing women as well as play a role in […]

PPF Journalism Training Workshop, Rahimyar Khan

Date: February 09, 2005 Location: Rahimyar Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) organized a Journalism Training Workshop at Rahim Yar Khan, Punjab, for local journalists and women from 9-11 February 2005. Rahimyar Khan is the gateway to Cholistan desert, which among other things had been the favorite hunting ground for UAE king, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nayhan. […]

PPF Journalism Training workshop, Mardan

Date: January 24,2005 Location: Mardan Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) organized a Journalism Training Workshop at Mardan, NWFP for local journalists and women from 24-27 January 2005. Mardan, located at a distance of 60 kilometers from Peshawar, is the second biggest city of North West Frontier Province. With a population of over one lakh people, Mardan […]

PPF Journalism Training Workshop, Gambat

Date: January 12, 2005 Location: Gambat Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) organized journalism Training Workshop for local journalists and women from 12-14 January, 2005 at Community Centre Hall, Gambat, district Khairpur, Sindh. Gambat, located at a distance 35 kilometers west of Khairpur, is a market town of the area lying in the hub of fertile agricultural […]

PPF Seminar on curbing violence against women

Date: November 25, 2004 Location: Karachi Speakers on November 25, at a seminar called for change in social attitude towards women stressing the need for amending discriminatory laws and empowering women and eliminating violence against them. They were speaking at a seminar on, How Far will the Recent Efforts Go in curbing Violence against Women […]

PPF Seminar on Rural Women

Date: October 14, 2004 Location: Karachi Some NGOs and media personnel were distorting country’s image in the eyes of world by presenting Pakistan as an unsafe land for women. This was stated by Dr. Saeeda Malik, Minister for Women Development, Government of Sindh while speaking at a seminar Recognizing Rural Women as Partners in Progress […]

IWMF Fellowship

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS 2005 FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN JOURNALISTS The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) invites women journalists from any country outside the United States to apply for its 2005 Fellowship Program for International Women Journalists. Launched in 2004, the fellowship gives women journalists from around the world an opportunity to learn valuable skills […]

World TV Awards for Documentary Producers

DOCUMENTARY PRODUCERS ELIGIBLE FOR WORLD TELEVISION AWARD The Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) is accepting entries for its Second World TV Award, which will recognize the best television documentaries that contribute to conflict resolution. The contest is open to documentary producers and freelancers working for broadcasters in Asia, the Pacific, Europe, Africa and North […]

CBA Scholarships

CBA OFFERING SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDY JOURNALISM IN THE U.K. Journalists and other media professionals working for members of the Commonwealth Broadcast Association (CBA) can now apply for one-year scholarships to study towards a master’s degree in the United Kingdom during the 2005-2006 academic year. Two scholarships are available: The first, for an master’s in international […]