In anticipation of the High-level review of progress made in implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325, WACC in collaboration with UN Women and partners in approximately 20 countries undertook a media monitoring initiative in April, 2015 to understand the gender dimensions of news content related to peace and security.
On March 25, teams in more than 130 countries across seven continents took part in the global monitoring day for the 2015 edition of the Global Media Monitoring Project. The photos and engaging conversations on social media attest to a vibrant movement for gender equality in and through the news media.
Four years ago in 2011, UNESCO's 36th General Conference declared 13 February "World Radio Day". Participate in GMMP 2015 to help discover what progress has been made since 2010, and to contribute to discussions on strategies to accelerate substantive gender equality in and through radio.
Executive summary of the report "Women and Rural Areas in Bangladesh News: Ensuring Fair Representation". Media monitoring research by the activist women's organization Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha. Monitoring findings suggest a reinforcing by media, of the systemic gender and urban-rural disparity. "Mass media thus are not the voice of the mass people in Bangladesh".
How the news media can apply a gender lens in reporting about peace and security, in order to contribute to ending violence against women.
News media monitoring study by Women for Women's Rights, Palestine, shows that women are vastly under-represented as journalists and in content. “Palestinian women are portrayed … as oppressed, incompetent, exploited, incapable, and unappreciated. They are not viewed as empowered partners in social and economic development. In fact, women who are capable and successful are rarely invited to actively participate in development and share their stories of success".
A report from Uks Research Centre (Pakistan) aimed at promoting gender balance and equality in media. The report profiles good practices of media taking women’s issues into account and supporting women’s participation in media development.
L'apparition de la femme dans les reportages sur la pauvreté rurale contribue à l’aggravation de la marginalisation de la femme rurale, car le contenu de ces reportages véhicule une image stéréotypée de la femme et de la fille. Rapport d'une étude menée par Sauti ya Mwanamke Kijijini (SAMWAKI), une organisation de femmes rurale crée pour assurer la visibilité de la femme rurale dans le developpement local en Sud-Kivu, République démocratique du Congo.
The principles of the Yemen Times newspaper are “independence – truth -- human rights advocacy -- knowledge – credibility” and Nadia Al-Sakkaf lives this credo every day in her work at editor and publisher. Al-Sakkaf is also one of the GMMP international ambassadors.
A television programme produced as part of FemLINKpacific's Womens Human Security First series, it showcases the stories of 78 rural women leaders from across Fiji.