World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


Women In News

There was a time when Faith Oneya would enter the newsroom unnoticed. After quietly going about her day’s work, she would slip out the door and head home. Some might have described her as shy or even lacking in confidence. But that was then.

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Hedvig Lundstrom

Date

2016-06-22 15:21

WAN-IFRA remains committed to promoting media freedoms in the Middle East and North Africa, which has led to the launch of two recent initiatives in the MENA region – the Strengthening Media and Society programme and Women in News: Gender and Media Freedom programme.

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Hedvig Lundstrom

Date

2016-05-24 10:14

Since 2010, WAN-IFRA’s Women in News leadership development program has worked to empower women in the media to expect more professionally, to strive for executive positions and receive the training and support networks to do so.

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Hedvig Lundstrom

Date

2016-03-09 18:33

Three years ago when WIN Graduate Emelda Libanga joined the Women In News (WIN) programme, she was subeditor at the Zambia Daily Mail. Today she is editor of the Sunday Mail, a position that brings about many more challenges and responsibilities, but also the possibility for real impact and change.

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Farah Wael

Date

2014-04-23 15:41

Lenah Kedikaetswe, Founding Editor of Pristine Online Magazine in Botswana and one of the participants of WAN-IFRA's Women in News (WIN) Programme, was recently selected to participate in the prestigious Washington Fellowship, initiated by President Barack Obama, as part of the US’ Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI).

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Farah Wael

Date

2014-04-23 12:02

The World Association of Newspaper and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) launched Women in News 2014 in Lusaka, Zambia, today (10 March), as part of a series of national events that coincide with International Women’s Day.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2014-03-10 12:26

When Imelda Libanga first started working as a sub-editor at the Sunday Mail in Zambia, she was at the receiving end of content and quality control. Recently she reached her three-year career goal to become Editor of the Sunday edition, getting to directly manage staff and content: “My new role involves a lot of decision-making on what should be published. I get satisfaction when lives get transformed because of a story we published.”

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2014-03-06 17:32

The World Association of Newspaper and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is pleased to invite women working for newspapers or digital media in Malawi, South Africa and Zimbabwe to apply for the groundbreaking Women in News (WIN) leadership development programme.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2013-12-19 13:54

Phemelo Ramasu is always on the move. From travelling 800km to profile a legendary folklore artist now living in poverty to climbing the ranks in the newsroom, Ramasu has made a name for herself at the Botswana Guardian and Midweek Sun. She's an intrepid reporter, tackling gender stereotypes that have long plagued many Southern African newsrooms.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2013-01-28 16:00

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