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PFUJ demands Shehbaz Gill’s removal for trolling women journalists

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ISLAMABAD—Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has strongly condemned trolling of women journalists and anchorpersons by Shahbaz Gill, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, and demanded his resignation In a joint statement, President Shahzada Zulfiqar and Secretary-General Nasir Zaidi called for Gill’s immediate removal. They said he has proven time and again to be unfit […]


Call For Applications: South Sudan And Tanzania Trips; Fund For Women Journalists

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The IWMF is pleased to announce new opportunities for women journalists in 2016. Applications are now open for IWMF reporting trips to South Sudan and Tanzania, and for the next round of funding under the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists. All three applications have February deadlines. For more information click here.


Association for female journalists launched

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KARACHI: At an event where the audience comprised mostly women, an exclusive association for female journalists was launched at the Karachi Press Club on Tuesday. The Association for Women Journalists promises its members day care centres and life insurance. Its president, Durdana Shahab, said, “The need for this association was felt because even though women […]


A long way to go

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By: More than two-thirds of women journalists in the world are subject to pressure, threats and bad behaviour around the world. You! takes a look… More than two-thirds of women journalists in the world are subject to pressure, threats and bad behaviour around the world. This was uncovered during a conference ‘Global Forum on Media […]


The forgotten history of our women journalists

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APROPOS of a report (March 14) giving an account of an event where awards were given to women journalists, I would say it was a commendable move. But at the same time I would like to point out that those mentioned in the report are not the ones to be described as the first few […]


The IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship

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2013/14 Fellowship – Apply Online Become the next Neuffer Fellow The Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship is designed for a woman journalist working in print, broadcast or digital news media to spend seven months in a tailored program that combines access to MIT’s Center for International Studies and media outlets including The Boston Globe and The New […]


Women journalists honoured at first-ever media awards

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KARACHI: Women journalists were awarded at the country’s first women in media awards ceremony organised by Uks, a research, resource and publication centre on women and media, on Wednesday. “It is great to see women journalists getting recognition through the Uks platform, but while celebrating today’s media women we should also remember the pioneers such […]


2013 Courage in Journalism Awards for Journalists Worldwide

The International Women’s Media Foundation is now accepting nominations for courageous journalists for the 2013 Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Awards. Each year, the Courage in Journalism Awards honour three women journalists who have demonstrated extraordinary strength of character in pursuing their profession under difficult or dangerous circumstances, such as government oppression, threats to […]


Uks, All Pakistan Newspapers Society invite entries for Women in Media Awards

Karachi: The Uks Research Centre and the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) have invited entries for the first-ever Uks-APNS media awards exclusively for women journalists in Pakistan. The Women in Media Awards 2013 aim to generate better awareness and understanding of the fact that positive media content can and does actually bring about positive change […]