International Association of Women in Radio and Television - Kenya Chapter

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We fight for, support and offer guidance to women and girls


In a two-day externship run by Pollicy with the confederacy of the International Association of Women in Radio and Television—Kenya (IAWRT Kenya) and Association of Media Women in Kenya (AMWIK), women journalists have been urged to become the non-toxic, positive change they wish to see in the...

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How the introduction of improved cookstoves in Kakamega is reducing deforestation Kakamega forest

Deforestation continues to be a threat to the Kakamega forest because of a higher firewood demand of about 1.5 million tons per year. In comparison, there is only a supply of an estimated 0.5 million tons. The illegal activity is said to be majorly carried out by women and girls who could be seen...

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Women and Technology: Amplify women’s voices in the community, through the media.

Misleading and incorrect information is becoming dangerous, especially in this era of social media. The objective of sending out such information is to deceive and influence people in a targeted direction deliberately. Unfortunately, the most affected are women. Speaking in Bungoma during the...

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Gender, Justice & Freedom of Expression

“For the freedom of Expression to be preserved, there is a need to look deeply into and tackle the deliberate misogyny and hate speech that is fast manifesting through gender misinformation” this is according to Ms. Irene Khan, Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights...

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IAWRT Kenya members win in Annual Journalism Excellence Awards 2022

Three members from IAWRT Kenya chapter won in the 2022 Annual Journalism Excellence Awards (AJEA), known as one of Kenya’s prestigious journalism awards which was established since 2012 for print, broadcast, and now digital journalism Former IAWRT Chairperson Rachael Nakitare received the...

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Capacity Building

We create an avenue to obtain, improve, and retain the skills, knowledge, tools, equipment

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Women Empowerment

We are a conduit through which women are able to gain control over their own lives and acquire

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Gender Mainstreaming

We aim to offer a pluralistic approach that values the diversity among people of different.

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One of our core objectives is to support the professional development of members through the exchange of ideas, experiences, and technical knowledge which in turn is utilized as media skills to ensure that women’s concerns, views, and values are an integral part of electronic programming. Gender...

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We facilitate the change and transformation of women in media




Kenya Chapter


Years Of Experience

IAWRT envisions a world where women have an equal voice, and space in community media, as citizen journalists and equal partners in agenda-setting, dialogue, and debate.

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Empowering female journalists to Navigate Digital Spaces Safely

By Cecilia Maundu In today's digital age, the Internet, including social media, serves as an...

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Exploring the Intersection of AI and Journalism

The significance of AI in technology debates cannot be overstated, as its wide-ranging influence...

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Reporting on Gender-Based Violence(GBV): A Trauma-Informed Approach (PART 1)

The prevalence of gender-based violence has been reported to increase globally and Kenya is not an...

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