Topic: Africa

  • MALI: 8,000 people reached in reproductive health and family planning campaign

    Free reproductive health and family planning services were offered at the bus stations of Sébénicoro and Sogonico in Bamako during the weeklong campaign With support from the Fund for Innovation and Transformation (FIT), JHR and Young Ambassadors for Reproductive Health and Family Planning (JA RH/FP) conducted a week-long awareness campaign for Sexual and Reproductive Health

  • MALI: JHR continues to work to fight COVID-19 misinfo and advance vaccinations

    Funded by Global Affairs Canada, our Mobilizing Media to Fight COVID-19 (MMFC) program held workshops with the Ministry of Health and Social Development in Mali last month, where 17 journalists and bloggers were trained on the National Strategy for Immunization and the Fight against COVID-19. The attendees learned about public health measures against COVID-19, the

  • MALI: Media leaders commit to promoting access to sexual and reproductive health and rights

    Media executives in Mali have signed a formal pledge to improve coverage of SRHR issues in their organizations – Photo: JHR Mali On February 10, JHR-Mali brought together 13 media executives for a consultation meeting at the Azalaï Salam Hotel in Bamako to exchange best practices for enhancing gender equity in newsrooms and improving coverage

  • MALI: JHR trainee Aminata Sanogo wins award for article investigating Law 052

    Aminata Sanago receives her award on December 18, which marked the third anniversary of the introduction of Law 052. JHR trained journalist Aminata Sanago has been awarded the prize for best article and blog by the Association of Women for Progress -AFP/Danayaton for her report ‘Quota law in Mali: women are still victims’. Aminata received

  • MALI: JHR supports amendment of outdated press laws

    Participants of the national workshop on Mali’s press laws, held from October 11 to 14 – JHR Mali   Since the introduction of democracy in Mali in 1991, the country’s media sector has seen rapid growth. At the same time, the media landscape is marred with violations against freedom of the press and serious breaches

  • MALI: JHR trainee Kouane Diarra wins big at 2021 Mali Media Awards for radio report on child marriage

    JHR trainee Kouane Diarra is on an award-winning roll. Diarra has won the special ‘Eve Award’ for his radio report on child marriage at the 2021 Mali Media Awards, held in Bamako on August 21, 2021. In his report, Diarra explores the consequences of early marriage for students at the Mafouné primary school. This latest

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