Welcome to the EMWA website

Ethiopian Media Women Association (EMWA) is non-partisan, non-for-profit association established by likeminded women journalists and media professionals.

Following series of informal discussion, the media women forum established in 1997 and subsequently EMWA got its legal entity from the Ministry of Justice in 1999.

Since 1999, EMWA has been working towards the realization of its objectives by implementing various projects and programs. In its pervious objectives, EMWA was working on raising the skills of media professionals and practitioners, enabling women to own and become beneficiary of alternative and community media, creating gender sensitive media in Ethiopia, improving women access and participation in the media, improving the image of women in the media, taking the media as a target and representation of women in the media as well as the public's perspective.