Monthly Archives: April 2024

WACC welcomes Canadian action plan on gender equality as opportunity to advance communication for all

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12 Apr 2024 WACC welcomes Canadian action plan on gender equality as opportunity to advance communication for all Posted at 12:15h in Gender, News by Terri R. Miller WACC welcomes the strong commitment to gender equality signalled by the Canadian government with its release of Foundations for Peace: Canada’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security – 2023 to… Read more »

What makes for exemplary war photojournalism?

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08 Apr 2024 What makes for exemplary war photojournalism? Posted at 08:00h in Comment by Saskia Rowley Nii Obodai, Africa jury chair for the 2024 World Press Photo Contest recognizing the world’s best photojournalism, seeks photography that “shift[s] from hard visualization of violence to a more nuanced approach that empowers viewers towards reaching greater understanding… [Not …] dead bodies, or… Read more »

Indigenous citizen communicators in the Philippines ready to champion climate justice

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03 Apr 2024 Indigenous citizen communicators in the Philippines ready to champion climate justice WACC is partnering with the Communication Foundation for Asia (CFA) to equip the Alangan-Mangyan people in the Filipino province of Mindoro as storytellers to bring their voices into the public sphere and protect their unique environment. A long-time WACC partner, CFA was established in 1968 to… Read more »

Strengthening rural women’s access to broadband in Uganda

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02 Apr 2024 Strengthening rural women’s access to broadband in Uganda A WACC-supported project run by the Woman of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) is strengthening community-based connectivity in the rural North of the country, with a particular focus on bridging the digital gender gap. WOUGNET, which brings together women-led Ugandan civil society organizations, was established in 2000 to promote the use… Read more »