Attacks on the Press
2016 EditionGender and Media Freedom Worldwide

Introduction: Breaking the Silence

Some of the information we need to make sense of a complex world is missing.

The Sadness of May the 25th

A Colombian journalist recounts the rape that led to her activism.

My ISIS Social Network

Surprising insights come from engaging the militant group as a single, female, non-Muslim journalist.

Why a Troll Trolls

Female journalists are subject to severe abuse online. Who is behind it?

Preparing for the Worst

Gender-specific security training is increasingly viewed as essential.

LGBT Reporting in Africa

A gay photographer finds that his identity opens doors, even as it could bring danger.

Double Exposure

The perils of being a transgender journalist.

The Progression of Hate

A personal column leads to death threats, foreshadowing online harassment-and a plan to fight back.

The Struggle for Candid Interviews

Fighters lie to a young female reporter. Women are more open, but only children tell the truth.

Combating Digital Harassment

How policymakers can help reduce gender-based threats.

Responding to Internet Abuse

What should journalists do when they are threatened or attacked online?

Heroines for Press Freedom

Four women campaign for justice in the disappearance, killing, or imprisonment of journalists.

Fighting Words

Journalism is vital to bringing justice to survivors of sexual violence.

Harassed and Jailed

The case of a prominent investigative reporter in Azerbaijan.

Males Preferred

The role of female journalists in China is growing, but women are still discriminated against.

From High Profile to Exile

Female journalists forced to flee Libya cover the country from abroad

Compassion, Strength, Hugs

In the news industry, a leader needs all the tools she can muster.

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