Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue and AWCFS will hold a cyber dialogue on Women, Peace and Conflict on Thursday 13 September 2012, from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm.
This cyber dialogue will take place alongside the High Level Conference on Women , Peace and Security in Nairobi Kenya, organised by UN Women in collaboration with Embassy of Finland and the National Gender and Equality Commission.
This forum will give women and those working in peace and security a chance to discuss and dialogue on challenges, experiences and successes on the work of women and peace.
All dialogue discussion will be summarised into story and your input in the forum is highly valued.
Abjata Khalif, a journalist and coordinator of the Garissa Content Center recently received recognition for his concept note on the War on Terror in East Africa.
Khalif presented a concept note in response to a call for papers by the Forum for African Investigative Reporters’ (FAIR). FAIR is holding a conference regional Investigative Journalism conference from 7-19 September 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya.
The theme of this conference is “War on Terror in East Africa: security, elections and transparency”. Khalif will present a case study based on his concept during this meeting.
For more information on the FAIR conference: http://wp.me/p1Htcn-Et
African Woman and Child Feature Service today joined thousands of women at Kenya's Freedom Corner to plant a symbolic tree in honour of Nobel Laureate and Phenomenal Environmentalist Prof. Wangari Maathai.
The Reject is one of the winners of The Population Institute’s 32nd Annual Global Media Awards for Excellence in Population Reporting in the category of Best Article or Series of Articles for the special issue of the Reject newspaper.
The award will be presented in New York in January 12, 2012.
Petition: For prosecution and recalling of Chief Dr. Chijioke Wilcox Wigwe on grounds of Gender Based Violence
Target: The UNEP, the UNHABITAT, the Kenya Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Nigerian Government.
The Media Diversity Centre (MDC) team, accompanied by a representative from the Ford Foundation, who are development partners, visited the Malindi Media Centre on the 21 January 2011. More on the visit
AWC launched the Global Media Monitoring Report - Kenya Country Report in Nairobi. AWC coordinated the GMMP research in Kenya and East Africa. Media monitored include all mainstream media in print and electronic.
The 2010 report contains a plan of action for media professionals and others committed to gender-ethical news media.
The Global Media Monitoring report revealed that women are still significantly underrepresented and misrepresented in news media coverage, according to Global Media Monitoring Project research in 108 countries coordinated by the World Association for Christian Communication, despite significant change since the project began 15 years ago.
The African Woman and Child Feature Service (AWC), launched the “Beyond Numbers” publication on Friday 8th October 2010.
This new publication is based on a qualitative study that was carried out in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and South Sudan. The objective was to reveal the impact of the women’s movement for participation and representation in political decision making in Eastern Africa.
The AWCFS website (www.awcfs.org) was selected winner of the Not-for-Profit-Category in the 2010 Highway Africa New Media Awards held in Grahamstown, South Africa between the 5th & 7th July 2010.
As days turned into months and with signing of the Peace Accord between the key principals, the year begun to settle into an environment conducive to development and what could have been a potentially retrogressive period with regard to productivity, will also be remembered as one in which the African Woman and Child Features marked tremendous growth. As true testament to this fact, AWC will remember that it was in 2008 that;