THE World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) and the World Editors Forum, in conjunction with the FOJO Media Institute, are calling on media worldwide to support stronger protections for women journalists in a text released to mark the 250th anniversary celebrations of Sweden’s ‘Freedom of the Press Act’, the first of its kind in the world.

The 2nd December Declaration ( highlights the need to strengthen and support free, independent and professional journalism as a means of countering disinformation and combatting hate crimes.