Short assignment: Editor/reporter for a publication on gender equality projects in Belarus

The assignment begins tentatively in early October and will be completed by the 15th of November 2021.  

Description of the assignment  
During the last eight years, the organization MÄN has involved men in gender equality groups through conversations about equal parenting, norms and through anonymous counseling activities. This is the final year of this project and there is a lot of experience and lessons to be learned. 

We are now looking for a skilful reporter who can gather strong stories for a publication consisting of interviews and quotes from Father group facilitators, project managers, and participants regarding their personal experiences. The purpose is to clarify what the organization has done and contributed to locally in an easy, comprehensive way. 

Task assignment 

  • Deliver a finished product of approximately 25 000 characters
    included blanks, consisting of two versions: in English and Russian.  

  • As a journalist, you are responsible for planning and conducting interviews, compiling material, and editing the content of the text. 

  • We are aware that there is a shortage of time. Therefore you will have ongoing contact with, report to, and collaborate with communications managers and experts at MÄN, especially regarding quality assurance of content, text editing, and layout. 

  • Deadline: November 15, 2021. 

Your qualifications  
We are looking for someone with an education in journalism with experience of similar assignments. To succeed, you need to be a responsible writer that collaborates with others with ease. You can speak and write fluently in Russian and English and has a good understanding of the context in Belarus. It is an advantage if you have knowledge of masculinity norms. 

Framework fee 
75 000 SEK excluding VAT, which needs to be invoiced no later than 31 December 2021. 


  •  Write briefly (in English) about why we should choose you for this assignment.

  • Attach 1-2 work samples in English. 

Send your application and any question to as soon as possible as selections will take place on an ongoing basis, but no later than September 26th.  

Welcome with your application! 

About MÄN 
MÄN is a non-profit, feminist organization that started in 1993 to engage men against men's violence against women. We work to change destructive norms around masculinity in order to reduce men's violence. Our vision is an equal world without violence. We are a unique platform for men's and boy's involvement in gender equality issues. MÄN has a wide and long experience of evaluated methods for preventing violence and abuse, as well as of self-reflective conversations in both same-sex environments with men and in gender-mixed groups.