Survey report, Afghan Women Rights
-Television remains the most popular medium in all provinces surveyed and among the different groups of respondents. It is also the most preferred source of information, followed by Radio. Women are more likely to watch television on a daily basis, while men are more likely to spend more time in front of a television at one time.
-News, current affairs, political and economic debates are the most preferred genre in media programming, particularly on television and radio.
-In the shadow of the recent surge in security related violence, economic recession and growing unemployment, it is not surprising that issues of violence against women is not the top concern for the majority of the survey respondents. However, violence against women was ranked the fourth most important issue of concern among women.
-The majority of the population holds the opinion that public education and awareness of rights is the most effective strategy to curb violence against women. [...] A large majority hold a positive opinion about the role of media in improving women’s rights.