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Team Update: JiGs Angela Riccitello to graduate with Journalism degree from Rutgers

The young woman behind the tweets and story updates from the Journalism Initiative on Gender-Based Violence (JiG) at the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) is this weekend graduating from Rutgers University. Angela Riccitello who is currently interning for the JiG project at CWGL will receive her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies … Read More

WGL focuses on role of women journalists in reporting on Gender Based Violence

WFPD 2019 Press Release: The Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) at Rutgers University today commemorates World Press Freedom Day by applauding the work of Women Journalists around the world in reporting on gender-based violence (GbV). “Women journalists have made a significant contribution to defending human rights through their reporting on gender-based violence throughout the years,” … Read More

JiG: Strengthening GBV Reporting Worldwide

About Us Formulated in 2018 based on the need to strengthen the engagement and capacity of journalists and news media practitioners in reporting on GBV globally, the Initiative consulted over 70 journalists from 35 countries in the development of ideas towards JiG tools. The consultations found an overwhelming demand by journalists across the board for … Read More