7th December 2018
By Tom Law

The challenges of reporting on domestic workers in Jordan

Tom Law, discusses the challenges of reporting on domestic workers in Jordan with ILO/EJN fellow freelance journalist Sawsan Tabazah in a Facebook live at the Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) summit in Jordan on 2 December 2018where Tom and Sawsan also spoke on a panel discussion about labour migration reporting with the GIJN – Global Investigative Journalism Network and International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD). .

You can Sawsan’s three stories as part of the fellowship here: https://ethicaljournalismnetwork.org/tag/sawsan-tabazah

For all the stories produced as part of the fellowship visit: https://ethicaljournalismnetwork.org/ilo-journalism-fellowship

About the Fairway Fellowship Programme

The EJN/ILO six-month fellowship programme for journalists and media practitioners aims to support quality reporting on labour migration in the Middle East. The programme is open to individuals working in Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, and the UAE.

The fellowships is part of the ILO’s Regional Fair Migration Project in the Middle East (FAIRWAY) which works to promote fair migration (including fair recruitment) and eliminate forced labour and trafficking for labour exploitation. To address discriminatory attitudes and actions towards migrant workers the project works to sensitize the public on the rights of migrant workers, potential issues of abuse and fair migration solutions through partnerships with the media.

Latest news

Independent But Not Free

Ethics in the News podcasts | 14th July 2021

Ethics in the News podcast: Independent But Not Free

What are the ethical challenges to independent journalists who report on authoritarian regimes which suppress a free press? How do such regimes try to portray independent journalists as enemies of the state? Four leading journalists who’ve worked in Myanmar, Belarus, China and Iran reveal their experiences. This is a podcast recording of a major international event organised by the Ethical Journalism Network which was held on Wednesday 26 May at 6.30 pm (BST).