Gender Safety Training workshop: Karachi, Pakistan17 Apr, 2014
On April 15 and 16 the IFJ held a Gender Safety Training workshop in Karachi, Pakistan. It was supported by LO-TCO and the Norwegian Foreign Ministry, as well as the IFJ affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and hosted by the Karachi Union of Journalists (KUJ). The workshop included 15 female journalists from Karachi, Peshawar and Hyderabad.
The workshop included sessions on issues relating to gender equity and safety for female journalists. The training also covered issues such as sexual harassment – including strategies for coping with it on duty and in the workplace.