The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) in collaboration with the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Nigeria invites
entries from Nigerian professional journalists from the print,
broadcast and photography specialties to the Girls and Women
Investigative Reporting Training – *Ekiti State *Rivers State *Abuja
Application deadline: Thursday 14 August, 2014
#ReportWomen! is a collaborative project between the
Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) and
the Royal Netherlands Embassy (RNE) designed to focus on major
issues of access and abuse, ranging from education, to health care,
to violence, and early marriage among others on girls and women.
It seeks to advance the partners’ commitment to the respect for the
girl child and the woman’s rights as human rights. It will use the
tool of investigative journalism to focus on these issues. Investigative
Reporting of girls and women training is aimed at building the
media’s capacity to strategically report girls and women issues as
well as mainstream girls and women into media reportage generally.
Participants who are shortlisted for the training will also have the opportunity to pitch for small grants to carry out investigation and
report girls and women issues based on lessons garnered from the
Applicants without relevant works but with demonstrated
commitment and promise may be considered.
Female journalists are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
TENTATIVE TRAINING DATES
Ekiti State – 20th – 21st August, 2014
Rivers State: 2nd – 3rd September, 2014
Abuja: 17th – 18th September, 2014
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