What: Training workshop for Journalists in Kilifi on reporting violence against women and girls (VAWG)
When: 1st - 2nd July 2016
Where: Kilifi County
African Woman and Child (AWC) Feature Service is currently implementing the Jamii Thabiti programme that focuses on three forms of violence: Violence against Women and Girls; Criminal Violence, and Inter-Communal Violence. Under this programme, AWC Feature Service is focusing on Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG). In this regard, the organization is working with state and non-state actors to end this form of violence.
One of the strategic partners for this programme is the Media. In this regard, AWC is holding a one and a half day workshop for media practitioners in Kilifi county.
The objectives of the workshop are:
- To increase understanding of Journalists on definition, forms and presentation of violence against women and girls
- To enhance the knowledge and skills of Journalists on legal and policy responses to violence against women and girls
- To discuss the role of Journalists in increasing the County’s attention to violence against women and girls in laws and ethical issues .