Applications call for Fellowship: Reporting on Human Rights and Media Freedoms in Africa
Are you a journalist covering issues/events on civil society, media, gender, labor, LGBTQI+ or environmental and Indigenous rights? Would you welcome additional funding to help tell important, untold human rights-related stories from across Africa?
The Consortium to Promote Human Rights, Civic Freedoms, and Media Development in Sub-Saharan Africa (CHARM-AFRICA) is inviting journalists, media professionals, and producers to apply for the 2020 Media Fellowship, which runs from September 2020- February 2021. The fellowships are part of CHARM-Africa’s ongoing work to protect and expand the space for civil society organizations and human rights defenders, as well as nurture and enhance the effectiveness of independent media and journalism in the region.
This fellowship will support selected candidates to report on key issues that explore restrictions on civic freedoms, including the freedoms of expression, assembly, and association, as well as human rights – with a specific focus on women, labor, LGBTQI+, environmental and Indigenous rights, and the rights of journalists and activists.
This fellowship award includes:
To apply for Fellowship: Reporting on Human Rights and Media Freedoms in Africa, you have to provide the following:
An outline (maximum 3 pages) of your proposed reporting project, which includes:
Send your applications to [email protected] by Friday, August 28, 2020.
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