Gender and Media workshop: New Delhi, India28 Sep, 2014
The Delhi Union of Journalists (DUJ) organized a workshop on gender and media ‘A Day of Truth Telling’ on September 20, 2014 with the support of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and sponsorship of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The workshop discussed issues such as women representation, sexual and other types of harassment, working conditions, difficulties of working as freelancer and on desk faced by woman journalists in India.
The workshop concluded that it’s need of the hour to work jointly with the central trade unions and women’s organizations to strengthen the journalists’ movement. The role played by DUJ over the years in the struggle for equal treatment of women in journalism was also noted during the workshop. He said the need of the hour is to work jointly with the central trade unions and women’s organizations to strengthen the journalists’ movement and counter the problems that exist today.
The workshop guests included DUJ General Secretary S.K.Pande. President Sujata Madhok, who chaired the proceedings and Vice President Amit Prakash Singh.