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The Network of Women in Media, India, is an association which aims to provide a forum for women in media professions to share information and resources, exchange ideas, promote media awareness and ethics, and work for gender equality and justice within the media and society. Local groups linked to the NWMI are currently functioning in 16 centres across the country.


 

Narrating how casteist editors and reporters impact news stories on caste, she requested journalists to be casteless

A contributor to scroll.in, she was among the few journalists reporting on human rights abuses from Bastar, Chhattisgarh

Ammu Joseph, an NWMI co-founder, stirred nostalgia and hope at the Hyderabad national meet

The Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI), in its 12th national conference held in Hyderabad from  November 11 to 13, expresses its concern at the state of siege under which the media finds itself. Recent examples include those of a journalist being shot dead  in Bihar, assaults by the police in Tamil Nadu,  the one-day attempted ban on NDTV India, a similar ban ordered on the Assam TV channel News Time, and the  over-one-month ban on the daily Kashmir Reader.

Open sessions at the 12th National Meet of the Network of Women in Media on November 11 and 12, 2016: Panel discussion at the Hyderabad Press Club, cultural programme and book release at Telugu University Auditorium...

 The 12th National Meet of the NWMI is scheduled to be held in Hyderabad November 11-13, 2016 at the Osmania University Campus. Within the overall theme Gender and the Media: Continuities and Discontinuities, the meeting will explore issues such as ‘Inclusive newsrooms’ and diversity of class, caste and ethnicity in the media

The NWMI on October 15 learnt that journalist Rupesh Samant’s name was struck off the accreditation list for the BRICS Summit in Goa. While his name featured in the list submitted by PTI, the Ministry of External Affairs is believed to have instructed the PIB not to give him the accreditation card.

Rebutting TV9 Kannada's “Operation Anandi”, the Karnataka Transgender Samithi asks state, society and media for support

The Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) is outraged at the attempt to intimidate and silence publisher Indranil Roy and editor Krishna Prasad of Outlook magazine and award-winning independent writer Neha Dixit for an important investigation into the trafficking of young girls from Assam to Gujarat and Punjab.

The Network of Women in Media, India, strongly condemns the continuing online abuse and harassment of women in general and women journalists in particular. We believe this growing phenomenon not only amounts to gender-specific hate speech but also represents an increasingly common form of gender violence and a disturbing threat to freedom of the press.