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In Asia, Internews supports journalists and civil society actors across a range of media landscapes to promote open and fair media laws, freedom of expression, and democratic reform. By providing training and technical support to radio and TV broadcasters, producing programming for local audiences, and encouraging the adoption of innovative journalistic tools, Internews builds the capacity of local journalists working on the ground on a wide variety of issues that span from the environment to peace and security.

In fragile conflict zones, Internews enables journalists to report safely, encourages peaceful development, and empowers progressive voices. As Afghanistan emerges from years of war, Internews is working closely with its partners across the country and in neighboring Pakistan to ensure a robust media sector that contributes to democratic governance and economic prosperity.

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    Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    In Sri Lanka, the government has promised widespread media reforms. In this hopeful moment, however, sexual harassment and intimidation both online and offline remains one of the most powerful barriers to women's participation in media. Renowned Sri Lankan journalist Dilrukshi Handunnetti is trying to change that:

    “If you are an equal opportunity employer, you should ensure that you are not only hiring, you are making the conditions so that women can stay on, work and progress.”

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