European Federation of Journalists

Resources on gender equality and online violence

Around 30 journalists and journalists’ representatives from 20 European countries attended the workshop on “Increasing gender equality and diversity in the workplace” on 28 and 29 May in Istanbul, Turkey. Co-organised by the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) and the Journalists’ Union of Turkey (TGS), the workshop aimed to provide best practices and concrete tools to improve equality between male and female journalists and to counter growing online harrassment.


Panel 1 – Gender equality and diversity in the workplace: what works in Europe?

Presentation by Gülfem Karatas (TGS)

Panel 2 – Fighting stereotypes in the news: towards better representation of the society in terms of gender, age, ethnic background and sexual orientation

Presentation by Halima El Haddadi (AJP)

Presentation by Karin Wiechel (SVT)

Panel 3 – One year and a half after #MeToo: what impact in the newsrooms?

Presentation by Lise Ménalque (ULB)

Presentation by Cécile Gréboval (CoE)

Panel 4 – How to ensure safety of female journalists both on- and offline?

Presentation by Johanna Vehkoo (Freelance)

Hate campaigns advice kit by the Finnish journalists’ union (in English)

Discussion: How to fight online harrassment?

Presentation by Hannah Storm (EJN)

Credit photo: Pamela Morinière