Monthly Archives: November 2019

WACC-supported projects have helped marginalised people in Global South

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   Participants of a media production workshop organized by the Coordinadora Latinoamericana de Cine y Comunicacion de los Pueblos Indigenas (Clacpi) interview a local Chiapas resident. Photo: Courtesy of Clacpi In recent years, WACC Global has supported hundreds of communication rights-related projects that have not only been innovative, but have built the leadership skills and media visibility of its partners,… Read more »

States must ensure safety of women journalists who cover gender-based violence

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 (L to R)  Dr. Ing Kantha Phavi, Minister of Women’s Affairs of Cambodia; Krishanti Dharmaraj, Director of the Centre for Women in Global Leadership; Jafar Irshaidat, UNFPA Syria; Hafsa Ahmed, Kenyan youth peace activist; Sarah Macharia, GMMP global coordinator; and at the podium, session moderator Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson from the Dart Centre of Journalism and Trauma. Photo: Courtesy of the Nairobi Summit Women journalists who cover… Read more »

Women’s role in peace process must be recognized by news media, says WACC

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By Staff on November 05, 2019   (L-R) Annet Nakandi, a member of the Uganda Media Women’s Association’s media monitoring team, with WACC consultant Mary Myers at the organization’s MAMA FM office in Kampala. Photo: Contributed  Women continue to be excluded from peace and political processes, despite a UN resolution adopted nearly two decades ago, which acknowledged that armed conflicts disproportionately affect… Read more »

No impunity for those who use violence against journalists, says WACC

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By Staff on November 01, 2019 “WACC supports international calls to promote a safe and enabling environment for journalists to perform their work independently and without undue interference,” says General Secretary Philip Lee, on the observance of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. Photo : Sean Hawkey/ACT Alliance Journalists who challenge corruption and the abuse of power… Read more »

WACC joins Just Net Coalition

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By Staff on November 01, 2019   The Just Net Coalition focuses on Internet and governance in order to promote democracy, human rights and social justice. Photo: Leon Seibert/Unsplash    WACC Global is now a member of the Just Net Coalition (JNC), a global network of civil society organizations and individuals advocating for “an open, free, just and equitable Internet.”  The JNC focuses… Read more »