Sexual harassment, threats, attacks, government oppression, a stubborn ceiling, unequal pay, accusations of faux news and a growing mistrust of the media all threaten press freedom around the world. and feminine journalists often feel the best brunt of those attacks. In fact, the number of female journalists killed in 2017 quite tripled from the year before.
The Courage in Journalism Awards show folks that female journalists aren’t getting to step aside, can’t be silenced, and need to be recognized for his or her strength within the face of adversity. It honours the brave journalists who report on taboo topics, adds environments hostile to women, and share difficult truths.
The IWMF also recognizes the pioneers who kicked down barriers to form it possible for ladies everywhere the planet to seek out their voices and make them heard. Lifetime Achievement Award winners persevered, opening doors for future generations to form a difference. These women demonstrate a commitment to press freedom and extraordinary strength of character, overcoming unjust conditions to become leaders in their industry.
So far, we’ve honoured quite 100 groundbreaking journalists in 56 countries.
NOMINATE A COURAGE IN JOURNALISM AWARDEE!
Nominations for the IWMF’s 2021 Courage in Journalism Awards are now open. The awards honour brave journalists – including photojournalists – working in any country across the planet. These women report on taboo topics, immerse themselves in hostile environments and share difficult truths. additionally, the honorees demonstrate a commitment to press freedom and sometimes overcome unjust conditions online and offline to become leaders in their industry. Candidates for the Courage in Journalism Awards must be full-time staff or freelance women reporters, writers, editors, photographers or producers working in any country and of any nationality. Self-nominations aren’t accepted.
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