Event on Colombian women journalists: Dangers and challenges

A local event about women journalists will be held on July 28th, in the city of Cartagena de Indias, promoted by FECOLPER Gender Representative, Ada Echenique Soto, in alliance with the District Office of Public Policies on Gender, directed by psychologist, Claudia Ayola.

The event "Women journalists - Dangers and Challenges," will include discussions on IFJ Guide "Getting the Balance Right", and reflections from the IFJ International Gender Conference, carried out last May in Brussels. Other topics approached will be the role of women journalists in the disclosure of public policies on gender equality, the structure and decision making process surrounding these initiatives.

Eighty active journalists from written press, radio and television from public and private sector are expected to attend.

 contact: ada mercedes echenique (adaechesoto@yahoo.es)