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Gender Discrimination in Google Search PDF Print

Published: 11 December 2013

Region: Worldwide

UNwomen-women“Women should stay at home.” “Women shouldn’t have rights.” “Women cannot drive”. These are the results you get when you type “women should/shouldn’t/ cannot” in Google Search bar and let the browser to finish the sentence for you.

This search was the base for the last campaign of UN Women that highlights the discrimination found in Google Search.

Fellowships for Video Journalism Course in The Netherlands PDF Print

Deadline: 4 February

Region: MENA and The Netherlands

RNTC_courseMidcareer print, online and broadcast journalists in the Middle East and North Africa can apply for a scholarship program in the Netherlands.

The Radio Nederland Training Centre (RNTC) offers a 10-day video journalism course, sponsored by the MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP). The course is open to journalists with at least three years of experience in broadcast, print and/or online journalism.

Story of an Orphan in Russia, written at MDI Training PDF Print

Dates: 24-28 November 2013

Country: Russia, Saratov

saratov_workshopIt was a compelling story: the young boy, who lost his mother at six, was taken away from his alcoholic father at 12 and spent the next four years in an orphanage. But Alexei’s problem were not over when he finally left the orphanage, even though he was determined to make his way in a world that had given him a tough start.

As an orphan he was entitled to a government flat but bureaucratic delays and incompetence meant there was a queue. A long queue.  Five years on and Alexei is still waiting for his flat. The wait could go on for another five years.

Fight for Equal Pay in the US Newsrooms PDF Print

Published: 10 December 2013

Country: USA

equal_payNancy Gibbs, the newly-appointed editor of Time, is a role model for many female journalists.

After having started as a part-time fact-checker in 1985, Ms Gibbs was promoted to Time’s managing editor in October. She is the 17th editor of the 90-year-old weekly, but the first woman to lead it. She is also known as an advocate for the equal pay.

Telling the Stories “Through People” in Ekaterinburg PDF Print

Dates: 18 - 22 November 2013

Country: Russia, Ekaterinburg

ekatarinburg_workshopAnna Kolesnik was struggling with a sore throat but gamely agreed to read out her story to the rest of the journalists in the group. Anna, a reporter on Rossiyskaya Gazeta, told the moving tale of a mother’s struggle to bring up and find a school for her autistic child.

Her story highlighted the problems faced by the parents of autistic children in a country where the condition is not universally recognised or understood. Anna’s story was the pick of a fine crop of stories produced by 16 journalists on a Media Diversity Institute workshop on Reporting Diversity in Ekaterinburg, the capital of Sverdlovsk region , from 18 -22 November.

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