association h2n (h2n) is a mozambican non-governmental organization that offers innovative programs to expand community-based communication; works to disseminate effective messages for the promotion of public health; endeavors to promote gender equality; encourages youth engagement; facilitates civic participation; and supports early childhood development. h2n also works to improve health reporting in the media, promote inclusive media and aid the adoption and use of audiovisual tools and digital communication technologies.

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After 12 months of producing reporting on gender equality, we graduated last week (September 1) six journalists under the media internship program for emerging journalists, Gender Fellows, part of the Projecto Asas. With the aim of increasing the media sector's capacity to produce gender-sensitive, effective and evidence-based reporting, the journalists were trained and mentored in gender and media, pre-production and

For every ten leadership positions existing in the media in Mozambique, one is occupied by a woman. The conclusion is from the Annual Media Gender Report - 2021, published this Friday by h2n as part of the Wings project.   The h2n collected data from 58 communication organs from the provinces of Maputo, Gaza, Sofala, Zambezia, Nampula and Cabo Delgado. Of these,

The Gender Fellowship program for emerging journalists, which h2n implements in collaboration with Midia Lab, provides mentorship and growth opportunities for young female journalists. The program selects, supports, accompanies, and mentors a group of journalists through a structured nine-month professional development process spent mostly with participating media outlets. “With this program, we aim to strengthen the position of female journalists in

As part of a virtual visit to Mozambique this week by the Honorable Karina Gould, Canadian Minister for International Development, a roundtable on sexual and reproductive health and rights in Mozambique took place yesterday afternoon. The online meeting, which included High Commissioner Caroline Delany and participants from UNFPA and NGOs working on SRHR in Mozambique, covered gender equality, rights, education

Yesterday morning, Canadian High Commissioner Caroline Delany officially launched Project Asas, a multi-year communication project funded by Canada and implemented by h2n that aims to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment in Mozambique. Pursuing a multi-channel, multi-layered communication strategy, h2n will advance social and behavior change for gender equality through mass media, television, community radio and community engagement. “The project will

In rural Mozambique, most radio sets are owned by men, which means that women often listen to the radio with the explicit or implicit permission of their husbands. “Often, programs about women have to be channeled through male listeners,” explains Joao Bosse, h2n national coordinator for radio. “So, even in programs that are about women’s health, for example, the reporter

On Thursday afternoon, the head of the EU delegation in Mozambique, Mr. Antonio Sánchez-Benedito Gaspar, visited h2n and its sister organizations Midia Lab and TV Surdo. The delegation was established in 1985 and represents the European Union in the country. The Ambassador spoke with staff members and recorded television interviews. “Without education, there is no future for the children or

In the beginning of the year, h2n established the core of the Gender Communication Network (GCN) in Cabo Delgado, a network of community radio reporters focused on issues related to gender equality and the promotion and protection of women’s rights in the province. The main purpose of the GCN is to promote public debate and accountability around structures that create