Topic: Field Notes

  • JHR Collaborates with Kenya’s Premier Investigative Journalism Outlet to Train Journalists on Investigative Journalism

    Journalists for Human Rights, in collaboration with Africa Uncensored, conducted a three-day investigative journalism workshop for journalists representing different media outlets in Kenya. Taking into consideration the crucial role played by the media in exposing corruption and human rights abuses and holding duty bearers accountable for their actions or inactions in upholding human rights, Journalists

  • 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

  • KENYA: JHR works to engage men as allies in fight against FGM

    The anti-FGM elder engagement forum underway Seventy-six-year-old Joel Kalya is a happy elder. He has seen his daughters through school successfully in a region where female genital mutilation (FGM) is a mandatory rite of passage for girls, pushing them into early marriages. Joel hails from Chepkokogh location in Lomut Ward in West Pokot County, Kenya,

  • KENYA: JHR trainee highlights blind students’ struggle to access education

    By Kayla Hounsell CBC National Reporter & JHR Trainer for the Canada World Program  I’ll never forget the day Sheillah Nyamwaya came to pitch a story. She was an intern at the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, and I was a trainer for JHR, trying to identify human rights stories we could tell together. Sheillah was so

  • KENYA: How climate change is driving FGM and early marriages

    By Sylvia Thomson CBC News producer & JHR trainer for the Canada World program When I arrived in Nairobi in early January, the local JHR team here was talking a lot about climate change and how it intersects with gender issues. It’s been eye-opening in the hot, rainless months since then, to hear stories about

  • MALI: JHR-trained journalists and CSOs recognized by the National Office of Reproductive Health in Mali

    Dr Ben Moulaye, Director General of the National Office of Reproductive Health in Mali, presents an award to a JHR-Mali trained journalist at a ceremony in Bamako.  In Bamako, the National Office of Reproductive Health in Mali (ONASR) celebrated its partnership with JHR-Mali by holding a certificate ceremony to recognize the success and contributions of

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