Conference: Women in Unions: Building power, Fighting for safety

The IFJ Gender Council conference on Women in Unions: Building power, Fighting for safety will take place online on 22 November from 10 am to 12 pm CET/ 4-9 am EST/1-3 am PST. How can journalists' unions promote women's rights and their safety at work, build strong gender friendly structures and fight gender-based violence? Join our panelists on 22 November and make a change in your union!

Where: Online

When: 10 am-12pm CET

Link to register

Panellists biographies

Draft Programme

Opening: Dominique Pradalie, IFJ President

Moderator: Maria Angeles Samperio, Gender Council chair


1. Fighting online violence against women journalists

Julie Posetti, International Center for Journalists, The Chlling

Michelle Stanistreet, Journalists' Safety toolkit , NUJ (UK) 

Heba Kandil, TR filter, Thomson Reuters Foundation 

Moderator: Raida Waqqaf, SUJ (Syria)

Q and A

2. Towards gender responsive journalists unions  

Concepción Oviedo, SPP, Paraguay

Maureen Odunga, JOWUTA, Tanzania

Jane Pillinger, Campaigning for ILO Convention C 190, ITUC

Moderator: Patricia Adjisseku, UJIT (Togo)

Q and A

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