Reporting on Women's Rights

Course description

This course will focus on understanding the key concepts of gender-sensitive journalism with emphasis on the progress, protection and promotion of women’s rights in the newsroom. The training will cover issues such as the impact of gender inequality, anti-discrimination, gender stereotypes, women’s rights, gender sensitive language among others. It will equip participants, at either early or mid-career level with the critical skills to report from a perspective of gender-sensitive values and on news stories that challenge the gender stereotype.  


Developing internal gender policies

Course description

This advanced course on developing internal gender policies will focus on how individuals, private and public media organizations, training institutions and policy makers can not only develop but also implement gender policies that protect women journalists. It will equip the learners with the critical skills to create fair policies in leadership opportunities for women, sexual harassment, maternity, salary discrepancies and many other issues to ensure an enabling working environment for women journalists. 


Data Journalism

Course description

This course explores the use of data in journalism. Learners will gain critical insight on how to mine and analyze digitized information, how to use data tools, how to scrutinize and interpret data for deeper and more compelling visualization and storytelling. The course will also help learners understand the basic ideas, language and application of ethics and equity in data journalism.   


Digital Publishing

Course description

This course focuses on equipping beginners and intermediate learners with the skills to not only create and publish digital content, but with the tools they need to understand the myriad changes and challenges arising from the digital revolution.