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URGENT- The IFJ is hiring a campaigns and communications officer to join its team in Brussels, Belgium.

Oman, Muscat, Tuesday 31 May 2022.

The 31st World Congress of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) will take place from 31 May -3 June 2022 in Muscat, Oman. Over 250 participants representing journalists' unions and associations from 92 countries will attend the Congress. Key themes will include the surveillance of journalists and action to end impunity for crimes...

On October 15, Malaysia secured a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the 2022 – 2024 term with 183 votes. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urges the Malaysian government to fulfil its role in upholding human rights in and create a safe and enabling environment for the media to carry out its responsibilities...

The sixth edition of the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) released today shows only limited progress has been made on the presence of women in news globally. Women now represent 25% of those heard, seen or listened to in news content. In response, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called for media and journalists to...

As the International Labour Organization Convention 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work comes into force on 25 June 2021, the IFJ is joining global unions in launching a toolkit to support the Convention 190 (C190) and its Recommendation 206 (R206). The manual will provide thousands of unions around the world with critical tools for...

The IFJ joins Global Trade Unions in their call to strengthen female workers' rights in the Middle East and Arab countries.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has launched a global campaign #PayMeEqual to mark International Women's Day on 8 March, urging media across the world to conduct pay audits in their newsrooms and to act to tackle the gender pay gap

"The impact of the health and economic crisis brought about by Covid-19 will without doubt have terrible consequences on both men and women journalists, but we already know that impact will be bigger on women, since they are, in journalism as in other labour areas, in the most precarious position and are unfairly paid".  Sofia Branco, President of...

This UN Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, trade unions are calling on governments to act swiftly to ratify ILO Convention 190.

Online trolling on social media and websites targets women journalists from all political, religious and ethnic backgrounds. One of the main aspects of these attacks is that they are gendered and sexualized. Yet, many women targeted online receive little support from their media and, so far, many unions have developed limited tools to eradicate...

Ahead of the United Nations Commission on the status of Women (UNCSW 64) to be held in March 2020, Global Unions Federations including the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Education International (EI), Public Services International (PSI), UNI Global Union, International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), International Federation of...

The IFJ Gender Council's chair Maria Angeles Samperio was elected deputy chair of the Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG) on 8th July at GAMAG 2nd General Assembly in Madrid, Spain.

The 30th World Congress of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) will take place 11-14th June in Tunis. Over 300 participants representing journalists unions and associations across the world will attend the Congress which will put the future of journalism in the digital age at the top of its agenda.

To mark International Women's Day on 8 March, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has issued a rallying cry to media and union leaders to make women more visible in their organisations.

Welcome to the first IFJ Asia Pacific Bulletin for 2019

This year the IFJ will celebrate World Day for Decent Work (WDDW) on 7th October by highlighting the work of unions in winning equality for all at work.

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.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is looking for a Communications and Campaigns Officer (M/F) in its headquarters in Brussels for 9 months - Immediate hiring!

IFJ affiliates are at the forefront of a drive to tackle gender-based violence and harassment at work the results of a major new survey reveal.

“Violence against women and girls is one of the most systematic and widespread human rights violations. It is rooted in gendered social structures rather than individual and random acts; it cuts across age, socio-economic, educational and geographic boundaries; affects all societies; and is a major obstacle to ending gender inequality and...

Almost one in two women journalists have suffered sexual harassment, psychological abuse, online trolling and others forms of gender-based violence (GBV) while working.

Gender Equality is a fundamental right and a key principle of the European Union. It shall contribute to improving employment opportunities in journalism, strengthening equal treatment of women and men in newsrooms, ensuring equal access to leading roles in the media and enhancing quality journalism abiding by strong ethical standards.