Journalists: Female Students Network Trust (FSNT)

Deadline: 16 August 2016

Female Students Network Trust (FSNT) is a feminist organisation that advocates for the rights of female students within tertiary institutions of Zimbabwe. In 2015, the Network won a national award as the “Outstanding Civil society as the human Rights Defender followed by: “The first edition UNESCO award on Girls and Women’s education” in 2016. FSNT in partnership with UNESCO seeks to engage journalists who will document the UNESCO project and activities carried out.

Qualifications and profile of the journalists
Journalism studies; Familiarity with the concepts of Girl’s and Women’s Education, Equality, Education for all; Knowledge of educational issues and the education system in Zimbabwe; Ability to work independently in a structured way with tight deadlines; Provide examples of work with bylines; Excellent journalistic research and writing skills; Excellent knowledge of the official language(s) used in Zimbabwe; Proficiency of English is essential.

Methodology data collection methods include
Site visits to give visionary observation to the story; Interviews with project partners and relevant people (including to focus on the human dimension with vivid quotes); Data research (internet, desk study)

One good practices story of 800-950 words on the project and activities of the laureate (including one first draft and one final draft); At least 15 high resolution photographs (not lower than 320 dpi) of the project activities and beneficiaries/interviewees

Payment and other benefits
This will be disclosed to short listed candidates only

To apply
Interested applicants should forward their application letter and CV to the Human Resources Officer at