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Women as a liability

Anger at and distrust of media in the region is so widespread that the line between gender-based and media-focused violence gets blurred, especially for women working in the media. In the Western Balkans, physical violence against journalists is a very real problem, and one that is largely characterized by widespread impunity15. Vanja Stokic, an editor […]Read More

Women as a workforce

Despite women’s increasing representation as journalists and media workers, editorial and decision-making positions are still held by men, a situation that many women see as limiting for editorial independence and media participation. According to Elida Zylbeari, “women are seen as a workforce, but we also need to see them as decision-makers. Everyone can become a […]Read More