This is a list of organisations that offer support to journalists worldwide.
Arab female journalists looking for more bespoke advice and assistance are welcome to contact us here about becoming a MCJN member.
Advocacy Assembly is a free learning community for human rights activists and journalists. it is a collaborative space where training organisations from around the world can upload their training material and reach new audiences.
Arab Data Journalists Network
Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) supports independent journalism in Arabic media through funding investigative projects, and offering training and media coaching.
The BBC Academy provides free online training to the wider public on journalism and media production and technology.
Blink is a global network linking media professional and companies.
Cyber Arabs is an Arabic-language resource for digital security, providing essential advice and news on apps to protect your communication online.
Front Line Defenders aims to protect human rights defenders at risk, and people who work, non-violently, for any or all of the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).
The Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) supports local reporters and activists in countries in conflict and transition. It aims to strengthen the ability of media to speak out through training and mentoring.
INSI provides basic safety training to over 2,000 news media personnel in 30 countries. It also specialises in courses for women journalists working in hostile environments.
The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is dedicated to strengthening the role of women journalists worldwide, through programmes and grants to empower women journalists to become leaders in the news industry.
Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) provides legal help for journalists, bloggers and independent media across the world. It has funded the defence of hundreds of journalists and secured 'wins' in the vast majority of cases.
The Rory Peck Trust provides practical and financial support to freelance journalists and their families worldwide, assisting them in times of crisis and helping them to work more safely and professionally.
Security in-a-Box is a guide to digital security for activists and human rights defenders, offering advice on how to use social networking platforms and mobile phones more safely.
Social Media Exchange (SMEX) is a Lebanese media advocacy and development organization. It addresses urgent needs in the Arab information society through courses, advocacy campaigns and internet rights research.
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) is a legal institution with lawyers and researchers to defend freedom of expression in Egypt and the Arab world.
This CGHR Practitioner Paper series, by and for practitioners, provides a space to consolidate, reflect upon, and share knowledge of human rights in the digital age.
The Committee to Protect Journalists is an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide.
The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma is a resource centre and global network of journalists, journalism educators and health professionals dedicated to improving media coverage of trauma, conflict and tragedy.
The Egyptian Center for Public Policy Studies (ECPPS) is an NGO that aims to provide legal and economic reform to the Egyptian legal system.
The Engine Room helps activists, organisations, and other social change agents make the most of data and technology to increase their impact.
The Gulf Centre for Human Rights is an NGO that documents human rights abuses and supports media freedoms.
The International Journalists' Network (IJNet) delivers the latest on global media innovation, news apps and tools, training opportunities and expert advice for professional and citizen journalists worldwide.
works to fight violations against media freedoms.
is a non-profit civic organisation, working within civil society and cultural circles to spread democratic culture in Lebanon and the Arab world.
Thomson Foundation provides editors and journalists with a need-to-know checklist of good journalism practice and ethics.
World Fixer is a global database where you can register your contact details if you wish to work as a field fixer for foreign crews in your own country.