course trains participants in creating impactful investigative
reports on VAWG for advocacy and awareness purposes. It seeks to establish a
thorough understanding of VAWG to convert and apply the knowledge in
This foundation course covers a detailed, practical, and comprehensive curriculum that introduces students to the meaning and various forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG), the legal frameworks available, reporting agencies, and policies that handle VAWG and challenges with the current system.
This course explores the underlying complexities that journalists may face when
covering complex news stories. Reporting on issues such as sexual violence is a skill that is often glossed over in journalists’ education.
Combining theory and practice, this course will correct this oversight and give
journalists the expertise and understanding to report on these subjects
responsibly and ethically.