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MOU signed between Digimap and Women Journalists Association to provide professional scales to women journalists


A quadrilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between IRADA, WJAP, DigiMAP, and FN was signed here at the National Press Club. Under this MoU, IRADA will support WJAP through specialized training on quality women-led and women-focused public interest journalism content for DigiMAP platforms. Furthermore, IRADA will facilitate the engagement of WJAP with civil society organizations and networks, particularly the Alliance for Diversity and Pluralism in Media in Pakistan (ADPM), working on Marginalization themes.


Digimap and WJAP Group photo
Group Photo of Digimap, Irada, Freedom network, and WJAP members at National press club Islamabad

Speaking on the occasion Ms. Fauzia Kalsoom Rana, the Convener of WJAP, said that the association provides equal opportunity for women journalists to raise their voices against gender discrimination in the media houses۔ She said this MoU will further provide women journalists with an opportunity to groom their digital skills. Ms. Rana said initially we faced challenges but our constitution provides us freedom of assembly. Kalsoom said WJAP also train women journalists to equip them with the necessary skills to cover the stories relating to the marginalized segments of our society.

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