Friday, 08 March 2013
The above quote by Galina Sidorova was originally published in the book "No Woman's Land" published by the International News Safety Institute (INSI) in 2012
As we celebrate International Women’s Day today, it is worth doing so also in the context of that fundamental right: the right to inform and be informed. Journalists both uphold and lay claim to that right.
Recently, the threats female journalists face have been starkly highlighted in Egypt, where a series of women journalists have been among countless women sexually assaulted on or close to the sites of protests.
Of course, brave women journalists have always faced threats – many of them no ...