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Davos, Switzerland – January 23rd, 2019 – Globally, only 24% of people heard, seen or read about in newspaper, television and radio news are women and only 19% of experts sourced in news stories are women (according to the Global Media Monitoring Project, 2015 Global Report).
A discussion at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum
Women journalists face sexual harassment in the newsroom and in the field. Internews in Tanzania raises awareness on "sextorsion" in the media with a PSA launched during the 16 days of activism on Gender Based Violence in the workplace.
Internews in Tanzania under the Boresha Habari (Better News) project brought together media and civil society organizations in Mwanza, Tanzania to discuss the issue of domestic workers' rights.
Seventy-one media graduates attended a six-week practical training in Radio Journalism provided by Internews and hosted at the University of Dar es Salaam’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Saint Augustine University in Mwanza, and the Zanzibar Journalism and Mass Media College.
In Tanzania, Internews provides senior women journalists with the knowledge and skills to help advance their careers in media, including easy ways to capture video and audio without expensive equipment.