Author: Julien Kos

  • Aminata Agaly YATTARA and other female journalists succeed at Mali Média Awards 2023 for their excellent journalism.

    Aminata Agaly YATTARA, a journalist affiliated with the Mali Tribune, has been recognized as the top winner in the Printed Press category of the 7th Mali Média Awards. JDH/JHR provided support and training for Ms. YATTARA, who was one of 7 winners of the 2023 Mali Média Awards. Notably, 3 of the winners were female

  • Turkey: JHR’s Impactful Efforts in Securing Temporary Travel Permissions and Housing Rights for Displaced Syrians

    A woman sits in front of a large pile of debris in the city center of Kahramanmaras, southern Turkey, On February 6, 2023, a powerful earthquake devastated vast areas of southern Turkey and northwest Syria. At least 15.73 million people in Syria and Turkey have been impacted by the disaster, with over 55,000 dead and

  • Empowering Journalists in the Arab Region through Interactive Data Visualization

    JHR recently conducted two training sessions, focusing on data management and its presentation through interactive visual designs on websites and social media. The attendees of these sessions were journalists from Morocco, Tunisia, Iraq, and Lebanon. Following the training sessions, there was an immediate improvement in the skills of local Lebanese journalists. Harnessing their newly acquired

  • Telling Climate Change Stories: A Journalist Perspective

    By: Mercy Njoroge A little over a decade ago, a substantial global story broke. Wangari Maathai, the woman of trees, is dead. This sad incident happened precisely two years into my journalism career. The story was huge, and as a junior sub-editor, I felt the pressure editors in my newsroom faced when a story of

  • Recent Legislative Advancements to Combat Gender-Based Violence

    In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Despite the alarming increase in cases of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), there has been no specific law to combat this issue in the country. This has resulted in countless women and girls becoming victims of SGBV within their households and communities, with many cases going unpunished due

  • Uniting Voices: JHR’s Media Mobilization Session

    In Turkey, JHR conducted a media mobilization session that brought together local journalists and representatives of civil society organizations. The primary objective of the session was to assess and monitor the editorial performance of media organizations. The participants engaged in meaningful conversations during the session regarding the significant results of media monitoring. The discussion mainly

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