Media Matters for Democracy makes a submission to the UN against Gender-Based Violence and Harassment Against Women Journalists

Islamabad, Pakistan

Media Matters for Democracy (MMFD) made a submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women on Gender-based Violence and Harassment Against Women Journalists in Pakistan.

This submission from MMFD aims to broadly cover the experiences and struggles of female journalists in Pakistan, particularly with regards to gender-based violence and the institutional responses that set them back. It also briefly mentions the framework governing harassment against female journalists, as well as existing support networks and forms of recourse. 

Read the full submission here: