Women Journalists and Freedom of Expression: Discrimination and gender-based violence faced by women journalists in the exercise of their profession

The objective of this report is to highlight the situation of women journalists in the the Americas and to examine the obligations of States, as well as the role of the private sector, in eliminating the main obstacles and special or additional risks faced by women journalists in the exercise of their freedom of expression that are related to inequality and gender-based discriminationagainst women. The report seeks to support States in meeting their obligationsand to contribute to the efforts of civil society, business, and other private actors.

Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Edison Lanza, Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression

Year Country Author Type
2018 Americas Inter-American Commission on Human Rights report
Theory of Change Keywords Download/link
Intermediate Outcome 3 americas, safety, violence, women journalists Download/link