Safety for Journalists

Oorlogsfotografe Marielle van Uitert in Afghanistan

Safety for Journalists

Safety is a basic need for independent media. Journalists can only do their work free from violence, free from censorship and free from obstruction.

Our work on safety

Projects on Safety

  • Security training in El Salvador

    Protecting journalists with a legal emergency fund and training

  • Safety training in El Salvador

    Safety training for journalists in Central America

  • Reporters Respond: emergency funding for the media

Our stories on safety for journalists

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Help desk improves the safety of journalists in Nepal

Freedom Forum's help desk for journalists is run by Ashmita Pokharel and aims to improve the safety of Nepalese journalists.

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Photographer Bnar Sardar by Jodi Hilton

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Gender-based violence against female journalists: A ‘double attack’

Each year, journalists face threats and are even killed for reporting the news. Female journalists face an extra risk: that of being a woman. 

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Safety training for journalists in Central America

Free Press Unlimited initiates safety trainings for journalists. Safety enhances independent quality journalism.

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