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The project “#MILforWomen: Empowering Women to Fight Disinformation”, is designed to counter online disinformation by increasing media and information literacy (MIL) in women in Pakistan. The advocacy and training program brings together women from various professional fields to learn and share ideas about how to identify and fight fake news, disinformation, and misinformation as well as discuss how these issues particularly affect marginalized communities and genders. The program’s ultimate goal is to counter the increasing online violence and discord in the society perpetrated through fake news and hashtags. Through this project, GNMI has organized an intensive three-fold media literacy program in Pakistan for women media practitioners, journalists, filmmakers, trainers, media regulatory bodies/authorities, press councils, civil society organizations particularly women’s organizations.
Global Neighbourhood for Media Innovation, in collaboration with Alumini Exchange Program and World Learning, held a workshop tailored for women. The training was created in