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  • URGENT APPEAL: Afghan journalists in Pakistan need your help!

    Help JHR raise $100,000 through the summer and deliver emergency support to Afghan journalists still stuck in Pakistan. When the Taliban took over Kabul on August 15, 2021, we saw one of the world’s worst humanitarian disasters unfold in Afghanistan overnight. Every critic of the Taliban – journalists, educators, and advocates of human rights – suddenly

  • DRC: Political parties pledge to support law prioritizing women candidates in upcoming general elections

    At a roundtable organized by JHR-DRC and UCOFEM in Kinshasa in February, multiple political parties came forward to pledge support for a new electoral law passed by President Felix Tshisekedi that offers financial incentives to political parties with gender-balanced candidate lists. The event saw participation from women’s right organizations and media as well. Article 13

  • Meet Anupriya Dasgupta, 2022 JHR Fellow at Ricochet Media

    Earlier this year, JHR announced a new program, Enhanced Access to Opportunity for BIPOC Youth in Canadian Media, which offers paid internships at leading Canadian newsrooms to BIPOC high school/university students and graduates who are interested in a career in journalism. Through this program, Anupriya Dasgupta (pictured here) is one of two fellows who have been selected to

  • Meet Christian Collington, 2022 JHR Fellow at The Canadian Press

    Earlier this year, JHR announced a new program, Enhanced Access to Opportunity for BIPOC Youth in Canadian Media, which offers paid internships at leading Canadian newsrooms to BIPOC high school/university students and graduates who are interested in a career in journalism. Through this program, Christian Collingon (pictured here) was selected to intern at The Canadian Press, where he

  • Meet Mzwandile Poncana, 2022 JHR Fellow at Xtra Magazine

    Earlier this year, JHR announced a new program, Enhanced Access to Opportunity for BIPOC Youth in Canadian Media, which offers paid internships at leading Canadian newsrooms to BIPOC high school/university students and graduates who are interested in a career in journalism. Through this program, Mzwandile Poncana (pictured here) was selected to intern at Xtra Magazine, where he looks

  • Meet Ann Marie Elpa, 2022 JHR Fellow at The Local

    Earlier this year, JHR announced a new program, Enhanced Access to Opportunity for BIPOC Youth in Canadian Media, which offers paid internships at leading Canadian newsrooms to BIPOC high school/university students and graduates who are interested in a career in journalism. Through this program, UoT English and Media Studies graduate Ann Marie Elpa (pictured here) was selected to

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