Capacity Building for youth in ACP countries, Latin America and Asia
"Gender Equality in Journalism – Getting the Balance Right"
With this project we aim to increase the reporting standards thus making them more gender sensitive, while working on the straightening the capacities of the partners and media in the partner countries.
Therefore this project will aim directly on enhancing good democracy, good governance and human rights in each of the partner countries thus promoting professionalism and editorial independence. As part of the project, group of reporters from Ghana, India, Italy, Estonia, Greece and Macedonia will attend a long training and support giving them opportunity to gain specific knowledge, skills, attitude and support equipping them to become gender sensitive reporters in the world.
These reporters will be acting as public opinion makers in their local communities while sending messages in their environments in their local languages so they are accessible to each person and thus working on fighting gender based stereotypes and prejudices, and concretely discrimination of women.
This project works directly on encouraging young people and women through the use of media and media tools, that can be used both on international and local level, which directly makes this project to target multiple target communities.In the same time, this project will make participants projects more visible, more gender sensitive, innovative through the use of online media, and make them pioneers in working on gender sensitiveness and equality.