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Abigail Arthur adjudged Outstanding Fellow in IJM-Ghana’s Young Journalist Fellowship Programme 2022/2023

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Abigail Arthur, a journalist with Citi FM/Channel One TV, has been recognised as the Outstanding Fellow in the International Justice Mission (IJM) Ghana’s Young Journalist Fellowship Programme 2022/2023.

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This programme is a flagship initiative of IJM Ghana, aimed at increasing awareness of human trafficking through mass media and maintaining strategic relationships with journalists and media houses.

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The fellowship programme, which lasts for one year, empowers young and vibrant journalists from various media houses, radio, television, and print media. The fellows are educated on various topics, including best journalism practices, the use of digital tools for media campaigns, creative writing, ethics on human trafficking reportage, the nature of human trafficking in Ghana, and how to apply investigative skills to gather data or news reportage on trafficking cases.

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Ms Arthur was lauded for her proactive engagement in reporting human trafficking and the work of IJM over the course of the fellowship programme.

Meanwhile, in May, this year her outstanding work in the field of health journalism, specifically her insightful coverage of ‘Diabetes and Hypertension’, also earned her the first prize at the prestigious Merck Foundation Africa Media Recognition Awards 2022.

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