Capacity building training workshop for young female journalists.

Media Monitors in partnership with Wan Ifra conducted a two day capacity building training workshop for young female journalists under the Women in News – Social Impact Reporting Initiative. The training sought to enhance professional reporting on COVID –19 and Gender, focusing on under-reported, social impact issues that affect women. 20 young female journalists from across Zimbabwe attended the training with representation from Gwanda, Beitbridge, Chipinge, Gweru, Harare, Masvingo, Kwekwe and Bulawayo. As a way forward the trainees were asked to write stories and below are links to their published stories.
Name Story links
Prisca Manyiwa
1. Disability exposing many to COVID-19
2. Chenjedzo trust fighting GBV through business startups
Methembe Sibanda
1.Poultry farmers thrive during lockdown
2. Radio story Skyz Metro 17 Septemer 12.00-12.05
Cheriel DzoboCOVID-19 responsible for destroying young girls future


Nompilo Mathuthu1. Media Monitors of Zimbabwe urge media houses to include marginalised and vulnerable communities in news reporting especially women
2. Illegal miners blamed for the increase of gender based violence in Esigodinii/
3.Bulawayo records a decline of return of students to schools.

Desdmona Munengwa 
 1.Mice outbreak a blessing in disguise for COVID-19 hit chisumbanje villagers
2.COVID-19 wreaks and worsens Gender based violence


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