Enhancing the Skills of Women Journalists
Welcome To Working Women Journalist Nepal
Working Women Journalists (WWJ) is a non-governmental, apolitical organization of women journalists working in different form of media. It was established in 2006 with the mission to create a common platform to advocate for issues related to women journalists. The decision to form the organization came as a consequences of developing a collective movement to address the rights, gender discrimination, sexual harassment and professional capacity of the women journalists in Nepal.
WWJ is governed by an executive board of 13 members, who convene once a week to discuss on the progress of the organization and rotates every three years. The executive board is elected by the general assembly, comprising of more than 500 general members, all of whom are women journalists working in the print, broadcast and digital media. It has 48 district chapters with seven provincial coordinators and two core staff members comprising of program officer, and an account officer and the president leads the team.
The main area of focus for WWJ has been to increase the number and capacity of women journalists; to ensure the participation of women journalists at the decision making level and provide learning opportunities to develop and enhance the skills of women journalists through its major activities such as journalism and thematic trainings on the various issues including Research activity, parliamentary reporting, Sunday club and conferences.
30 June, 2023 - Editing training to Women Journalists: Latest News
5 November, 2022 - Request to promote women candidates for the betterment of Nepali people: https://jagaranonline.com/archives/6365
13 September, 2022 - Complaints of women leaders: "Society still refuses to accept women's leadership": https://karnalipostdaily.com/archives/14453