The World Coalition for Women in Journalism (CFWIJ) has prepared a report on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day on the violations of the rights of female journalists around the world, on the attacks on them, the threats and the cases of violence.
According to the report, most cases of violence against women journalists in the world were registered in Turkey (including in Western Armenia occupied by Turkey).
In the first quarter of 2021 the number of reported cases of assault, violence and threats against women journalists in Turkey reached 114. Fourteen women journalists were detained by Turkish police.
It is noted that during that period, 50 women journalists were prosecuted for posting on social media.