19 Jan. 2022
IMS partner ARIJ (Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism) is leading a new project to protect journalists from gender-based violence. It provides the first freely available regional resources.
Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the challenge of remote working has become a reality for many journalists, with a particular set of impacts for female journalists. Regardless of the redefined concept of a workplace that extends to include the luxury of our living space, there is a burden to working online that affects women in unconventional ways. The situation for female workers became more precarious, threats such as intimidation, discrimination, sexual harassment, misogyny, hate speech, trolls, among other forms of online abuse became more prevalent.