Call for application: Journalism training on women empowerment and gender-sensitive reporting in Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire

Are you a passionate female journalist based in Ghana or Cote d’Ivoire?

Do you want to deepen your knowledge, understanding, and skills for more effective gender-sensitive reporting that contributes to women’s empowerment through your work?

Here is a unique opportunity for you!

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) with support from the French media development agency, Canal France International (CFI Medias), is excited to announce a four-day in-person training workshop on Women’s Empowerment and Gender-Sensitive reporting for female journalists including freelancers based in Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire.

Objective of training:

  • To equip female journalists including freelancers with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary for more effective reporting on issues related to gender equality and women’s empowerment in the two target countries.

Target Group

  • We are seeking applications from female journalists including freelancers who demonstrate a strong commitment to promoting gender equality and have a track record of producing high-quality journalism. Participants will be selected based on their experience, motivation, and potential to contribute to the objectives of the training.

Date and Approach of Training Workshop

  • The training workshop is scheduled to take place in the last week of May 2024. It will combine both theory and practice as a method of delivery.
  • Beneficiaries will take part in individual story production, as well as group assignments and presentations.
  • Participants will also develop a post-training story production plan that can be monitored and will receive at least one month of post-training coaching from workshop trainers.

Application Process and Deadline:

  • Interested persons should apply via this link no later than May 5, 2024.

 Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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