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Last modified: June 27, 2012, 7:37 PM
The International Women's Media Foundation was launched in 1990 with a mission to strengthen the role of women in the news media worldwide, based on the belief that no press is truly free unless women share an equal voice. The IWMF works to reduce discrimination and eliminate persecution of women in the news media and encourage promotion of women as leaders and decision-makers within the media.
Since 1990, the IWMF has held programs in 25 countries and online. Women and men from more than 130 countries have participated in training sessions, networking forums and substantive programs. IWMF programs have provided skills training that would not otherwise be accessible to many women and have helped journalists find and use a wide range of resources