The Women in News (WIN) is pleased to launch the Social Impact Reporting Initiative (SIRI) for Climate Crisis Coverage to tell the story of how climate change is affecting vulnerable and at-risk groups in their communities.
- You can propose any type of story, or series of stories, reports, or features, in any format: (e.g. print, podcast, video etc.) You should aim to produce 4 stories or segments at minimum.
- Assignments should carry a theme around the Climate Crisis, a defining theme of our time. Stories may focus on social, economic or health-related effects of the climate crisis at a local or national level.
- Stories should be told through a gender lens and /or give an emphasis to segments of the population that are considered vulnerable or under-represented. This may be defined by gender, age, geography, racial or sexual identity, as well as economic status.
- Sponsorship for reporting assignments through the Women in News Social Impact Reporting Initiative is available for women journalists who no longer have a regular income stream either due to loss of employment, or for freelancers, loss of contract.
- You may not apply if you are currently receiving a salary, or have a full-time reporting contract in place.
- Journalists from the following countries are eligible to apply:
- Africa: Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
- Arab Region: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine
- Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Vietnam
For more information, visit https://womeninnews.org/2021/09/win-launches-social-impact-reporting-initiative-for-climate-crisis-coverage/