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Tips for combating gender-based harassment in the newsroom

In many countries, women in journalism still face significant discrimination for their work. These tips and guidelines can help female journalists mitigate this issue.

Sherry Ricchiardi | July 11, 2017

Documentary tracks singer's fight for gender equality in Afghanistan

Through her talk show and singing career, Mozhdah Jamalzadah is blazing a trail of free expression and gender equality in Afghanistan.

Lucas Aykroyd | May 08, 2017

International Journalism Festival fields discussion on covering sexual violence

A panel at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy shared insights on how journalists can improve their coverage of sexual violence against women.

Daria Sukharchuk | April 10, 2017

Profiles in mobile journalism: Putting the spotlight on women's achievements

What role do women play in the mobile journalism movement? From Australia to Ireland, there's a growing push to get more women involved.

Clothilde Goujard | December 15, 2016

CPJ panel explores intersections of gender and media freedom

Increasingly, women journalists everywhere are targeted with gender-based harassment, assault and attacks in efforts to silence them. A recent Committee to Protect Journalists panel examined possible solutions.

Sam Berkhead | May 04, 2016

Q&A with Arzu Geybulla: 'Women deserve to have a voice as much as men do'

After attending an OSCE summit in Vienna, Azerbaijani journalist Arzu Geybulla explains what can be done to combat online abuse of female reporters.

Sam Berkhead | December 07, 2015