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Egyptian journalist tops ‘10 Most Urgent’ list of press freedom cases focused on women journalists

▪ The survey found female journalists are at risk even in countries not traditionally viewed as hostile to the press.

According to a report by Trollbusters and IWMF in 2018:

▪ More than 70 percent of women have experienced more than one type of harassment, threat or attack in the past.

▪ Nearly one-third of female journalists consider leaving the profession due to online attacks and threats.

Since 1992, 97 female journalists have been killed in connection to their work, according to CPJ, and 20 women were behind bars in 2019.

Online harassment of female journalists is not unique to one country, and should be taken seriously by newsrooms around the world. CPJ has documented threats and harassment in many countries including Pakistan, South Africa, India, Brazil and the Netherlands concerning journalists covering beats from sports to politics.

The One Free Press Coalition, a united group of pre-eminent editors and

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