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Wednesday, 08 June 2016 14:26

Training Workshop for Journalists in Nakuru

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What: Training workshop for Journalists in Nakuru on reporting violence against women and girls (VAWG)

When: 9th - 10th June 2016

Where: Nakuru County

 

African Woman and Child (AWC) Feature Service is currently implementing the Jamii Thabiti programme that focuses on three forms of violence: Violence against Women and Girls; Criminal Violence, and Inter-Communal Violence. Under this programme, AWC Feature Service is focusing on Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG). In this regard, the organization is working with state and non-state actors to end this form of violence.

One of the strategic partners for this programme is the Media. In this regard, AWC is holding a one and a half day workshop for media practitioners in Nakuru county.

The objectives of the workshop are:

  • To increase understanding of Journalists on definition, forms and presentation of violence against women and girls
  • To enhance the knowledge and skills of Journalists on legal and policy responses to violence against women and girls
  • To discuss the role of Journalists in increasing the County’s attention to violence against women and girls in laws and ethical issues .  

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