The International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) held a parallel event at the 2013 57th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), which took place at the United Nation Headquarters in New York in early March. The theme of this year’s CSW was ‘Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls’. It is estimated that every second a woman or a girl somewhere in the world experiences some form of gender-based violence.
The India chapter of IAWRT (International Association of Women in Radio & Television) organized the 9th edition of the IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival in New Delhi from March 5-‐8, 2013 in partnership with the India International Centre, Korean Cultural Centre, Goethe Institut (Delhi & Tehran), Public Service Broadcasting Trust and Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts & Communication (SACAC).
The IAWRT Seminar on Community Radio and Democracy in South Asia was part of IAWRT India's annual festival marking International Women's Day.
It may sound like "common sense" to acknowledge the strides women have made on social, political and economic fronts the world over. But, the truth is, the world is still unequal. Earlier this week, one Member of Parliament in Kenya, while contributing to the Equality bill said, "Inequality anywhere is inequality everywhere."...
The time has again arrived for us to begin planning for our 2014 Regional Conference next May. We wish to invite members to submit a letter of interest to host the Regional Conference, including proposed theme (s), estimated budget and objectives.
The First Global Forum on Media and Gender is an important follow -up to one of the critical areas of concern of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, “Women and the Media Diagnosis”, and its strategic objectives The purpose of this first global event on gender and media is to initiate processes that will link up ongoing actions and add momentum to gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEwe) in and through media.This topic will take marked prominence in the Post 2015 MDGs formulation.
IAWRT International Board Member, Sheila Katzman, received an urgent email from Philippines IAWRT member Jola Diones-Mamangun looking for assistance in building an emergency radio station in the city most devastated by the recent typhoon...
The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD IC) Condemns the Aggressive and Systematic Digital Harassment of the Latin America and Caribbean Women’s Health Network (LACWHN)*
UNESCO and partners have opened registration for the Global Forum on Media and Gender (GFMG), which will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from 2 to 4 December 2013. The Forum will be hosted by the Kingdom of Thailand National Commission for UNESCO and the Thammasat University.
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Over 70 media women from 25 countries attended the International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) Biennial conference in Casablanca, Morocco from 24-26th October 2013.