I Will Not Stay Silent Webinar Series

The first program under “I Will Not Stay Silent” was kickstarted on International Women’s day, 8 March 2021 with the first webinar of a 12 part series addressing discrimination, sexual harassment, gender balance in the news industry, and other issues offered by expert trainers from WAN-IFRA’s Women in News program. The webinars, offered weekly on Mondays, are open to the public and broadcast live on our Facebook page.
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5:00 pm -

6:30 pm

05/17/2021

Media Coverage of Sexual Harassment Cases: Dealing With Issues of Framing, Privacy, and Libel

The session addresses the ethics of media reporting on sexual harassment cases. How do we protect survivors and report their stories without shaming them, defaming them, or sabotaging their cases?

Fathia Eldakhakhny

Journalist

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

2:00 pm -

3:30 pm

05/03/2021

Global Perspectives: What Can We Learn About Sexual Harassment Moving Forward? Lessons from Africa

What have been the challenges and best practice examples in understanding and dealing with sexual harassmnet in the African continent.

Jane Godia

Journalist, sexual harassment expert, and WIN Africa Director

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

2:00 pm -

3:30 pm

04/26/2021

How To Report on Sexual Harassment in Media Organizations & Why it Matters

The webinar highlights the importance of sexual harassment policies in media organizations, the different types of reporting mechanisms and the importance of standalone policies that create safe work environments especially in the media industry.

Myra Abdallah

Journalist and trainer specialized in gender and combating sexual harassment

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

2:00 pm -

3:30 pm

04/19/2021

How To Confront Sexual Harassment in the Newsroom

The webinar addresses the importance of designing sound policies to combat sexual harassment and presents different scenarios for confrontation. It also tackles how the gender gap in newsrooms is related to sexual harassment.

Mona Salman

Television Presenter

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

2:00 pm -

3:30 pm

04/12/2021

Deconstructing Gender Terms in the Media

How do we place “Gender” terminologies in their proper context? How can terms be translated from one language to another without losing their meaning? Reflecting on language, communication and the construction of meanings, this webinar will deal with our shared experiences with gender terminologies in media content.

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

5:00 pm -

6:30 pm

04/05/2021

How To Manage Sexual Harassment From an Individual Perspective

Besides relying on internal laws and regulations, what are the individual methods that can be adopted to deal with sexual harassment?

Layal Haddad

Lebanese journalist and head of the media department at Al-Araby al-Jadeed

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

5:00 pm -

6:30 pm

03/29/2021

The #MeToo Movement & Beyond: Lessons Learned for Workplace Culture

What have we learned from the movement so far and what can we gain from changing our workplace culture? How do we move from different opinions to understanding that sexual harassment is a problem and realizing the opportunities that lie in equal rights and respect for all.

Carin Andersson

Human resources consultant focused on leadership, culture, and business development.

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

5:00 pm -

6:30 pm

03/22/2021

How do we deal with sexual harassment, particularly online sexual harassment?

What are the different forms of sexual harassment? How does sexual harassment affect journalists and media organizations? How can journalists address sexual harassment in the workplace, including in the digital sphere?

Myra Abdallah

Lebanese independent journalist and trainer specialized in gender literacy and countering sexual harassment.

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

5:00 pm -

6:30 pm

03/15/2021

Gender Balance in the News … Have We Failed?

What do we mean by gender balance in the news? Why is it important to have gender balance in content? Where do we stand today and how can we achieve progress?

Mona Majdy

Assistant professor at the Faculty of Media, Cairo University

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political Communication and Gender Lecturer

Past Events

5:00 pm -

6:30 pm

05/17/2021

Media Coverage of Sexual Harassment Cases: Dealing With Issues of Framing, Privacy, and Libel

The session addresses the ethics of media reporting on sexual harassment cases. How do we protect survivors and report their stories without shaming them, defaming them, or sabotaging their cases?

Fathia Eldakhakhny

Journalist

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

2:00 pm -

3:30 pm

05/03/2021

Global Perspectives: What Can We Learn About Sexual Harassment Moving Forward? Lessons from Africa

What have been the challenges and best practice examples in understanding and dealing with sexual harassmnet in the African continent.

Jane Godia

Journalist, sexual harassment expert, and WIN Africa Director

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

2:00 pm -

3:30 pm

04/26/2021

How To Report on Sexual Harassment in Media Organizations & Why it Matters

The webinar highlights the importance of sexual harassment policies in media organizations, the different types of reporting mechanisms and the importance of standalone policies that create safe work environments especially in the media industry.

Myra Abdallah

Journalist and trainer specialized in gender and combating sexual harassment

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

2:00 pm -

3:30 pm

04/19/2021

How To Confront Sexual Harassment in the Newsroom

The webinar addresses the importance of designing sound policies to combat sexual harassment and presents different scenarios for confrontation. It also tackles how the gender gap in newsrooms is related to sexual harassment.

Mona Salman

Television Presenter

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

2:00 pm -

3:30 pm

04/12/2021

Deconstructing Gender Terms in the Media

How do we place “Gender” terminologies in their proper context? How can terms be translated from one language to another without losing their meaning? Reflecting on language, communication and the construction of meanings, this webinar will deal with our shared experiences with gender terminologies in media content.

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

5:00 pm -

6:30 pm

03/08/2021

Combatting Discrimination: How to Understand and Manage Unconscious Biases

Mona Salman

Television Presenter

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

5:00 pm -

6:30 pm

03/29/2021

The #MeToo Movement & Beyond: Lessons Learned for Workplace Culture

What have we learned from the movement so far and what can we gain from changing our workplace culture? How do we move from different opinions to understanding that sexual harassment is a problem and realizing the opportunities that lie in equal rights and respect for all.

Carin Andersson

Human resources consultant focused on leadership, culture, and business development.

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

5:00 pm -

6:30 pm

03/22/2021

How do we deal with sexual harassment, particularly online sexual harassment?

What are the different forms of sexual harassment? How does sexual harassment affect journalists and media organizations? How can journalists address sexual harassment in the workplace, including in the digital sphere?

Myra Abdallah

Lebanese independent journalist and trainer specialized in gender literacy and countering sexual harassment.

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

5:00 pm -

6:30 pm

03/15/2021

Gender Balance in the News … Have We Failed?

What do we mean by gender balance in the news? Why is it important to have gender balance in content? Where do we stand today and how can we achieve progress?

Mona Majdy

Assistant professor at the Faculty of Media, Cairo University

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political Communication and Gender Lecturer

5:00 pm -

6:30 pm

04/05/2021

How To Manage Sexual Harassment From an Individual Perspective

Besides relying on internal laws and regulations, what are the individual methods that can be adopted to deal with sexual harassment?

Layal Haddad

Lebanese journalist and head of the media department at Al-Araby al-Jadeed

Dr. Rouba El Helou

Political communication and gender lecturer

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