Report Women

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day 2020: Realising women’s rights through balanced reporting and equal opportunities

Gender inequality is a global phenomenon. It has also been established that inequality drives underdevelopment. The link is obvious in Nigeria across cultural, religious, political and economic lines. It is again complicated by cultural practices that further limit the female person from birth to death. As a harbinger of rights, the media has a moral …

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Community of change makers emerge as the 2019 Female Reporters Leadership Programme (FRLP) Fellowship ends

Community of change makers emerge as the 2019 Female Reporters Leadership Programme (FRLP) Fellowship ends

Another community of change makers have emerged at the award ceremony held to close out the 2019 Report Women! Female Reporters Leadership Programme (FRLP) Fellowship, an initiative of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) with support from Free Press Unlimited (FPU). The ceremony closes the six month fellowship which entailed a four-day training, …

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Call for Application: Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship

Call for Application: Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship

Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship (A leadership training and mentorship programme) Tentative training dates: Tuesday 2 to Friday 5 July 2019 The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) invites applications from female Nigerian professional journalists (fulltime or freelancer) who have a passion for ethical journalism, are committed to excellent professional media practice, possess great ideas …

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Curtains drawn on the 2018 Female Reporters Leadership Programme

Nineteen female journalists were, on Tuesday, 5 February 2019, confirmed as fellows at the 2018 edition of the Report Women! Female Reporters Leadership Programme (FRLP) awards ceremony organised by the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism at L’eola Hotel, Maryland, Lagos. The fellows, who were selected from 199 applications received from nine countries of the …

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Gender Parity

Duke, Others Call For Action On Gender Parity As Senate Rejects Gender Parity Bill

Owanari Bobmanuel Duke, Chairman, Child Survival and Development Organisation of Nigeria has called for advocacy and action on gender parity. She made the call [on Tuesday, 15 March at a symposium hosted by the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) and the Centre for Black and African Art and Culture (CBAAC) in Lagos focused …

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Media managers charged to ensure gender parity in the newsroom

Media managers charged to ensure gender parity in the newsroom

To redress the imbalance in the ratio of women to men in media organisations in the country, media owners and managers have been urged to ensure gender parity in their newsrooms. The call was made on Friday during a tweet chat organised by the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism to commemorate the International Women’s …

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Stakeholders plan to increase media coverage of girls and women

Leaders of civil society organisations and media editors were united on the need to increase and improve the reportage of girls and women rights as human rights in Nigeria as they gathered on Thursday 7 August, 2014 in Lagos for the Report Women! stakeholders’ inception meeting organised by the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism …

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