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Localism Watch resources, Sept 2014

Resources for Localism Watch, September, 2014

Laird Ryan
7 October 2014

OPINIONS

 

 

LOCALISM AROUND THE COUNTRY

 

 

Why it’s vital that women journalists can work in safety

There has been a huge increase in the number of women journalists being detained and abused because of their work. Why is this happening? And what harm does it do to societies at large?

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Mona Eltahawy Feminist author, commentator and disruptor of patriarchy. Her latest book ‘The Seven Necessary Sins For Women and Girls’ took her disruption worldwide

Lydia Namubiru Africa editor, openDemocracy

Rebecca Vincent Director of international campaigns, Reporters Without Borders (RSF)

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