The Academy of Journalism “Reporting on the topic of gender-based violence” ended with the awarding of diplomas

Jahorina, 21.11.2017 – The Journalism Academy 2017 “Reporting on the topic of gender-based violence” ended today with the awarding of diplomas.

Students of communication and journalism, from private and public universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 27 of them, in the previous three days had the opportunity to listen to lectures by media professionals, activists and representatives of public institutions on how to responsibly report on gender-based violence, what are the forms violence against women and girls is most prevalent in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and how this social problem is treated through the legal framework and international standards. In addition, through practical exercises, participants analyzed media articles and articles dealing with gender-based violence.

The Journalism Academy on Jahorina gathered participants from Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Tuzla, Ljubuški, Višegrad, East Sarajevo, Mostar, Pale and Bugojno, and was held within the project “Excluding Violence – Media against Violence against Women”, implemented by the BH Journalists Association with the support of the UN Women Office in BiH and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).

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