We are pleased and proud to recognise these outstanding AMWIK members as winners of the Gender Journalism Award 2022. Mercy Tyra Murega, Moraa Obiria, and Lourdes Walusa were honoured in various categories by UN WOMEN, in collaboration with the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA), the African Women Leaders’ Network (Tanzania and Malawi Chapters), the Tanzania Media Women Association (TAMWA), The Association of Women in Media (Malawi), and the MISA Chapters in Tanzania and Malawi.
Mercy Tyra Murega – Intergenerational partnerships for consensus building and succession
Moraa Obiria—Feminist movements and financing for a gender-equal future
Lourdes Akello Walusa—Protection of civic space for feminist action
Their stories were judged rigorously and outperformed other submissions. We at AMWIK congratulate you and look forward to reading more of your incredible stories about Gender Equality and Feminism.
By Zahrah Mohammed- Intern, AMWIK