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  • 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

  • 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.

  • JHR’s Strides for Maternity Leave Reforms in Tunisia

    Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) continue to advocate for gender equality and women empowerment to improve and enhance maternity leave conditions in Tunisia. Our efforts have gained momentum and come at a crucial time as the Tunisian parliament resumes its activities amidst calls from numerous activists seeking extended maternity leave to enhance the mental and

  • 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

  • JHR works with partners to amplify African climate actions

    Mercy Njoroge, JHR’s Gender Media Trainer; Teresa Abla Sintinyi, the founder of Wang’an Women Initiative in Marsabit; Kennedy Mugochi, East Africa Regional Director for Hivos and Tebby Otieno, reporter at the Daily Nation (L-R) JHR-Kenya, in collaboration with Hivos East Africa and the Office of the First Lady of Kenya through the Mama Doing Good

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