IFJ Gender Council Conference: Agenda

The IFJ Gender Council Conference on Women and Journalism: The Fight for Equality will take place on 25/26 May, 2018, at the Palacio de la Magdelena, Santander, Spain.

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The IFJ Gender Council Conference on Women and Journalism: The Fight for Equality will take place on 25/26 May, 2018, at the Palacio de la Magdelena, Santander, Spain. 


Friday 25 May

18.00 – Opening of the Conference – Women and Journalism: The struggle for Equality

Eva Díaz Tezanos, vice-president of the Government of Cantabria

Gema Igual, Mayor of Santander

Alicia Renedo, General Director of Women's Affairs

Zuliana Lainez Otero, President, FEPALC and ANP Peru

Mindy Ran, Co-Chair, IFJ Gender Council

Dolores Gallardo, President of the Journalists Association of Cantabria

Nemesio Rodriguez, President, FAPE

Keynote speech - Language as a tool against sexism

Pilar Lopez Díaz – journalist, gender expert

20.00 - Welcome cocktails


Saturday 26 May

9.30 Panel 1: The fight for wage equality – end the pay gap

María Ángeles Samperio - FAPE

Marta Barcernilla - FSC-CC OO

Lola Fernández Palenzuela – FeSP

Alessandra Mancuso/ Silvia Garambois - Italy

Natasha Morris – NUJ UK and Ireland

11.30 Coffee break

12.00 Panel 2: Gender-based violence – Harassment in the newsroom, treatment in the news

Zuliana Lainez – ANP, Peru

Francine Umbalo – UNPC, Democratic Republic of Congo

Lubna Naqvi, PFUJ, Pakistan

Mindy Ran, Co-Chair, IFJ Gender Council

14.00 Lunch

15.00 – 17.00 Women's participation in journalists unions and association

Natalya Golosnova, RUJ, Russia

María Ángeles Samperio, FAPE

Ana Sánchez, Vice-Chair UNI Women

Rabeaa Al Juma, Kuwait Journalists Association

17.00 Coffee break

17.30 – Conclusions, recommendations and plan of action

Moderator: Mindy Ran – Co-Chair, IFJ Gender Council

21.00 - Closing dinner and award ceremony

The Concha Espina award sponsored by Santander City Council and the Association of Journalists of Cantabria recognises excellence in coverage of issues affecting women.

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