Blogs

A tragedy for journalism

Kees van Baar, Human Rights Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, talks about how Sander Thoenes became the news instead of reporting it. Read more

Dialogue in a country at war

Do we have more in common than differences? This question brought a Syrian-Arabic magazine and a Syrian-Kurdish radio station together. Read more

Journalistic and leadership skills for women in Nigeria

Bethel Tsegaye from Free Press Unlimited co-facilitated a three-day training for 15 female journalists in Nigeria. In this blog she shares her... Read more

Journalism through chat media

A story about how Radio Dabanga engages with their audience through chat media such as WhatsApp. Read more

Iraqi women present dissenting views online

The online platform Takalami is set up by and for Iraqi women. Here, they find information relevant to them and talk about their problems and rights. Read more

Bengali news for kids paves the way for fair education

Schools in Bangladesh have been dealing with exam fraude for years. Especially children with rich parents used to benefit from this. Read more

Press freedom under siege- also in democracies

Press freedom and freedom of speech are rapidly declining, also in democratic countries. Time to intervene. Read more

Albana Shala re-elected as chair of UNESCO´s IPDC

Albana Shala got re-elected as chair of UNESCO's IPDC. We asked her to reflect on the past two years and share her ambitions for the years to come. Read more

More and more women give colour to community radio in Bangladesh

Women in Bangladesh can work as a journalist at the community radio station in their own village, thanks to an education.  Read more

Mahrukh Jabeen on being a female journalist in Pakistan

“I didn’t know when I began working with media that I would be the first woman journalist in Pakistan." Read more

Citizen journalism as a tool to bring stories from refugees

After following a StoryMaker training, Tafan Najat from Kurdistan made her first story about the change of clothing for women inside a refugee camp. Read more

The Noken Women of Jayapura

Ully Taliwongso decided to make a number of programs for ROCK FM focusing on the production of Noken bags by local poor women in Jayapura. Read more

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