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Topic “female journalists”

Celebrate women journalists in Latin America this October during IWMF’s #JournoHeroes campaign

For the third year, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is participating in the Women Journo Heroes campaign led by the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) during the month of October.

The Knight Center has taken the opportunity to highlight the role of women journalists in Latin America for their bravery and perseverance. Read more »


181 journalists sign statement against harassment of female colleagues in Chile

After a journalist covering Chile’s recent national celebrations was the subject of unsolicited touching and kissing while on camera, 181 journalists signed a letter expressing their firm rejection of sexual harassment and discrimination against female journalists in the country.


Pro-government bloggers target female journalists in Trinidad and Tobago

Several female journalists in Trinidad and Tobago have been the targets of social media attacks in the past few months as a result of their investigations into suspicious behavior in the public administration. These attacks come months ahead of the general elections slated to take place in September. Read more »


Oaxaca, the Mexican state with the most aggressions against female journalists, new report states


The Civic Association for Communication and Information for Women (CIMAC in Spanish) released a report yesterday on violence against female journalists in Mexico. The document details the types of offenders, forms of violence, age and marital status of almost 100 journalists who have been attacked or intimidated in the last decade. Read more »


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