KirkukNow awarded the best two journalistic articles on the International Women’s day, aiming at recognizing the outstanding works towards the inclusive and equal portrayal of women by the media.
The two award were gifted today, Sunday, March 8, 2020. The first award went to The Success of Women is My Success article prepared by Balen Izat Mika in Sulaimaniyah, and the second one went to Women are at The Forefront of the Protests article written by two journalists, Zaynab Mashat and Bakr Najmadin in Baghdad.
KirkukNow decided to launch the competition to recognize the outstanding works towards the inclusive and equal portrayal of women by the media as well as to publish the women’s movements and stories that are neglected by journalists.
The competition, which was devoted to Iraqi journalists, was part of an international campaign called Media4Women in which 48 media outlets and 21 countries are members of and led by (M4W) of the Free Press Unlimited.
KirkukNow received 15 articles from Baghdad, Kirkuk, Nineveh, Basra, Diyala, Sulaymaniyah, and Najaf.
KirkukNow’s newsroom evaluated the articles. The two best articles will be published on our English website.
KirkukNow gifted the first award, and the second award was gifted by Promoitalia, an international company in the aesthetics field.