In the last decade, more than 70 female journalists have been killed around the world. In the Western Balkans, female journalists have been targeted because of their work and their physical appearance, marital status or parental connections.
Investigative stories published from January 1 to December 31, 2021, and related to freedom of expression, rule of law, transparency, abuse of power and fundamental rights, corruption and organised crime are welcome to apply.
Balkan Investigative Reporting Network launches an Emergency Media Support Fund within the EU funded project Strengthening Quality News and Independent Journalism in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia and Turkey.
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