Workshop Held on Gender-Based Violence and the Professional Journalistic Reporting Standards

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 Skopje, 09.06.2022 – Today, the Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services organized, in cooperation with the Margini Coalition and the National Network to End Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, a workshop on “Gender-Based Violence and the Professional Journalistic Reporting Standards”. The event was held at the Agency’s premises.

In his welcoming speech, Agency Director Zoran Trajchevski, PhD, dwelled on the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, known as the Istanbul Convention. Today’s workshop was realized as the regulator’s obligation under the Action Plan for this Convention’s implementation.

 The Executive Director of the Margini Coalition, Irena Cvetkovikj, PhD, spoke about the “Intersectional Approach to the Treatment of Gender-Based Violence”. The legal adviser at the National Network to End Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, Ana Avramoska Nushkova, presented the existing national legislation and the system for protecting women and girls victims of gender-based violence and domestic violence. The media expert Marina Tuneva, PhD, presented to the audience the Handbook on Gender Sensitive Reporting in the Media, while the Assistant Head of the Programme Affairs Department at the AAAVMS, Emilija Petreska-Kamenjarova, MA, dwelled on the AAAVMS’ Handbook for Monitoring Reporting on Gender-Based Violence.

This workshop was intended for the professional media workers and was attended by representatives of the national radio and television station.

You may look at the presentations of this Workshop at the following links:

 Irena Cvetkovikj, PhD

An Intersectional Approach to the Treatment of Gender-Based Violence

Ana Avramoska Nushkova

National Legislation and The System for the Protection of Women and Girls Victims of Gender-Based Violence and Domestic Violence

 Marina Tuneva, PhD

Handbook on Gender Sensitive Reporting in the Media

 Emilija Petreska-Kamenjarova, MA

AAAVMS’ Handbook for Monitoring Reporting on Gender-Based Violence



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