Topic: Success Stories

  • Bridging the Gap: JHR Roundtable Discussion at Africa Media Festival 2024

    Journalists for Human Rights -JHR, Baraza Media Lab and the Ford Foundation hosted a roundtable discussion titled “Bridging the Gap: A Breakfast Media and Civil Society Roundtable.” The discussion brought together representatives from the media industry and civil society organizations to identify common challenges they face and collaboratively develop effective solutions. This event served as

  • DRC: A Step Toward Justice Congolese Pastor Arrested for Forced Marriage

    In the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country where the echoes of human rights advocacy are increasingly resonating against the dense backdrop of social issues, a significant legal development has occurred. On January 22, 2024, an event unfolded that may mark a turning point in the country’s commitment to protecting its citizens’ rights. The Congolese

  • KENYA: Community-led advocacy critical in ending Female Genital Mutilation

    The milestone is an outcome of close to ten months of community engagement and empowerment of a local anti-FGM steering committee to trace, document and report potential FGM cases in their neighbourhood. Elders in Chepkokogh Location, West Pokot County, with the I-Rep Foundation team and local authorities during the inaugural elder’s forum in February 2023.

  • Four JHR-trained Journalists in Mali Awarded for Best Media Stories on Human Rights and Gender Equality

    Four journalists, trained and supported by JHR in Mali, were awarded prizes last month during the competition for best media stories « BESEYA GENRE » initiated by the Youth Association for Active Citizenship and Democracy (AJCAD) and in the competition for the Right2Grow Program, initiated by OMAES, an NGO for child protection in the Sahel.

  • Empowering Kenyan Educators: Enhancing Human Rights Journalism Reporting through Pedagogical Training of Lecturers

    Journalists for Human Rights Canada World, Voice for Women and Girls’ Rights program in Kenya has concluded its first Training of Trainers workshop to enhance the capacity of lecturers to teach human rights journalism. This effort is geared towards implementing a Human Rights Journalism curriculum developed by JHR. The curriculum, developed in the last two

  • Women’s voices at the forefront of resolving Mali’s security crisis

    To amplify women’s voices and enhance their impact in resolving the current security crisis in Mali, JHR/JDH organized an interactive program broadcast live on the “Joliba TV” news channel, with the participation of Fatima MAIGA, President of the Coalition of Women Leaders from the North, South and Center; Oumou BOCOUM, Vice-Spokesperson of the Consultation Framework

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