Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2017

Wed, 3 May - 14:15 to 15:45

Parallel Session 3

Jane Worthington

Director - Program & Development, International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Asia Pacific

Jane Worthington is the Director – Program & Development for the IFJ Asia Pacific and a former journalist who has worked in Australian and international media for more than 20 years. She was previously Deputy Director for the Walkley Foundation for Journalism. 
Since joining the IFJ AP in 2013 Jane has led the IFJ AP’s press freedom and development work in affiliate countries in the region including safety of journalists and gender rights advocacy. She has been pivotal in driving the IFJ’s gender mainstreaming agenda and campaigns on issues such as online harassment of women journalists. She has overseen the production of Inside the News a report on gender and media in the Asia Pacific, which bought together innovative best practice examples to provide recommendations and future strategies in the media.