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Media As Strategic Partners in Addressing Violence Against Women and Girls

Hazards Facing Female Journalists

Friday, March 8, 2013
This UN-CSW57 NGO Parallel Event is organized by the IAWRT USA Chapter in collaboration with the International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) with funding from FOKUS (Forum for Women and Development) and support from Southern New York State Division of United Nations Association (UNA-USA) and the Council of Organizations (UNA-USA).


Panelists

Abeer Saady (Egypt)
vice-chair Journalists Syndicate
“Hazards facing female journalists in the Arab Spring countries and how social media can bring about change”

Ananya Chakraborti (India)
documentary filmmaker, cinemawoman.org
“The Use of Film as a Tool to End Trafficking of Girls”

Birgitte Jallov (Denmark)
founder Empowerhouse, www.Empowerhouse.dk
“How Community Radio Can Address and Reduce Violence against Women”

Jennifer L. Pozner (United States)
founder Women In Media & News, www.WIMNonline.org and author www.RealityBitesBackBook.com
“How to challenge gender-bias in news and pop culture, and take action to transform the media landscape”

moderator: Michele Montas (Haiti)
co-owner Radio Inter, Haiti’s first radio station to broadcast in Creole, former Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Friday, 8th March 2013

10:30 am – 12:00 noon
Auditorium, Salvation Army
221 East 52nd Street (2nd and 3rd Avenues)
New York, 10011, USA

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