You have to be good, you have to be determined and you have to be passionate if you want to succeed in your media career. This was the advice given by Kennedy Kachwanya, Chairman of the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE), writer and established blogger during a follow-up mentorship Continue Reading
Stalking, sexual violence, verbal abuse and death threats are the most common forms of online violence faced by women journalists in their line of duty. This is according to a new baseline survey, Women Journalist’s Digital Security, which was launched by AMWIK in partnership with Article 19 to mark Continue Reading
Safety and Protection of Journalists is becoming a major concern in Kenya, with numerous cases of violence, intimidation and threats against journalists on the increase. A majority of the reported cases are mostly from the male journalists while few, if any, from the females. While addressing female journalists in Continue Reading
Nairobi, 28th February 12. The question of whose agenda the media should address, theirs or the people’s was raised as a pertinent issue during a media roundtable organized by Media focus on Africa at Alliance francaise, Nairobi. Hosting Ms. Jane Thuo of the Association of Media Women in Kenya Continue Reading
The Association of Media Women in Kenya ( AMWIK) in partnership with Search for Common Ground (SFCG) convened a conference on 13th March 2014 at the Desmond Tutu Centre. The Conference titled “Media: a Voice for All” brought together five Media Women’s Association from the great lakes comprising The Continue Reading
Media practitioners have vowed to embrace Conflict Sensitive Journalism in news coverage to avert chaos in the upcoming general elections.
Speaking during a media discussion forum in Nairobi, Mr. Maurice Makoloo, Regional Representative, Ford Foundation in East Africa observed that media practitioners’ ought to take up issue Continue Reading
To The Public Editor, The Association of Media Women in Kenya, (AMWIK) wishes to protest to the gender insensitive photograph of Hon Charity Ngilu carried in your newspaper dated Wednesday 5th December 2012 (pg. 3). The focus on Honorable and presidential candidate Charity Ngilu’s legs in your newspaper is Continue Reading