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Canada partners NGO to train journalists in reporting gender, sexuality


LAGOS – The National Coordinator, Projekhope, Mr Steve Aborisade, on Friday said the Canadian Fund for Local Initiative (CFLI) would be partnering with the NGO to train journalists in reporting gender and sexuality.
Aborisade said in a statement that the training scheduled to hold in Lagos and Abuja, was aimed at enhancing the capacity and skills of journalists in reporting gender and sexuality issues.
“Projekhope, an NGO in Nigeria, is partnering with the Canada Fund for Local Initiative (CFLI) to train journalists to report gender and sexuality with precision.
“The training will expose journalists to skills, newsroom attitude research and publication of a resource guide book to support the coverage of their beats,’’ the statement said.
It said urged journalists in Lagos and Abuja covering issues of gender and sexuality to avail themselves of the training programme.
It added that the organisation was currently calling for applications from interested journalists on or before Dec. 20.
“A call for application is currently open to reporters who will like to participate in the training programme.
“Interested participants are encouraged to send a request for application packets to [email protected].
“Training is free, while the support of the CFLI also covers cost of transportation to and from the training venue for selected journalists,’’ he said. (NAN)

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