Protecting children’s rights in Vietnam; the Colombian peace process; and life inside Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp are just some of the topics that will be reported on by the successful applicants of this year’s Simon Cumbers Media Fund. Seventeen journalists from across the country have been awarded funding in the winter 2016 round. A total […]
When I chose the topic of displaced women in Colombia, I presumed it would force me to engage with a lot of very painful issues; of murder, rape, death threats, discrimination and more. My last days in Bogotá proved that to be correct. I walked into the offices of Unidad de Victimás, the state agency […]
Fergal Browne blogs about his experience in Bogotá, Colombia, where he completed a project on the high number of misplaced women there, for TheJournal.ie. This project was funded under the Simon Cumbers Media Fund.
Fifteen journalists have been awarded funding under the summer 2014 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. Following the announcement of successful applicants, Minister for North-South Cooperation, Trade Promotion, and Development, Sean Sherlock, TD said, “Irish Aid is extremely proud to support the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. The media plays a crucial role in shining […]