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  • NEWSLETTER: May 2 – Help us celebrate World Press Freedom Day

      May 2nd, 2021 This week’s highlights Join Us This World Press Freedom Day, Monday May 3, and Help Mobilize Media to Fight Misinformation Worldwide Get Ready For JHR’s First World Press Freedom Day quiz! Big Digital Lies: World Press Freedom Canada and ipolitics.ca’s Sarah Turnbull interviews Craig Silverman, Beverley Mclachlin and Rachel Pulfer for

  • Hearing from JHR Gender and Team leaders Judie Kaberia, Prince Murhula and Moro Siaka Diallo this International Development Week

    Tuesday and Wednesday of International Development Week 2021 saw JHR Gender and Team Leaders Judie Kaberia, Prince Murhula and Moro Siaka Diallo host webinars on the impact of JHR’s work in Kenya, Mali and DRC. DRC and Mali Team Leaders Prince Murhula and Moro Siaka Diallo featured in a webinar with Global Affairs Canada on Tuesday, discussing the effect of COVID-19 on

  • Gender-based violence: A scourge to be eradicated in Mali

    Ms. Dembele Orokya, the National Director of the Promotion of Women at JHR’s roundtable  Photo credit: JHR Mali In Mali, nearly 49% of women have been victims of physical and sexual violence at least once in their lifetime, according to UN Women. While gender-based violence constitutes a crime, no Malian law explicitly prohibits it. Since

  • Celebrating African Women’s Day – July 31st

    The African Union designated July 31st as the African Women’s Day after the first Pan-African Women’s Conference in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, in 1962. The goal of the day is to celebrate and honour African women’s achievements and reflect on women’s rights. To commemorate African Women’s Day, JHR would like to celebrate and acknowledge exceptional

  • From DRCongo to Mali: training across borders

    By JHR’s DRC Program Manager, Prince Murhula A week in Mali for Human rights media I just spent a week in Bamako, the capital of Mali, a country in West Africa. My trip was related to the development of a curriculum on human rights media for L’Ecole Supérieure de Journalisme et Communication (ESJC) the only

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