INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: ‘ REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS & ACE NEWS SERVICES PAY TRIBUTE TO TEN WOMEN JOURNALISTS ‘

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#AceNewsServices – Featured Tribute:March.08: To mark International Women’s Day, Reporters Without Borders pays tribute to ten women journalists from the four corners of the globe, ten women with different backgrounds who tell us about their jobs, their commitment and the specific challenges and dangers they face in the course of their work.

As more and more women are entering journalism, a profession long reserved for men, women journalists are, like their male colleagues, the targets of intimidation’s and attacks. But because they are women, the harassment often takes specific, gender-based forms, including sexual smears and violence of a sexual nature.

The very fact of being a woman journalist is regarded in some patriarchal societies as a “violation of social norms”. For women who are confronted to violence and violence, silence and impunity remain the norm. Discover here the portraits of ten outstanding women.

Noting the dangers that…

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