Uks in collaboration with All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) are proud to announce the results of first ever ‘Women in Media’ awards exclusively for Pakistani women journalists.
The Uks-APNS 2013 media awards aim to generate better awareness and understanding that positive media content can and does bring about positive social change, especially in the realm of women’s development and gender equality.
Life-Time Achievement Award: Ms. Zubeida Mustafa, described as ‘the first woman who made and changed the news in Pakistan’s mainstream media’.
The contest period ran from January 01 through December 31, 2012 with media entries in Urdu, English and regional language of Pakistan from radio and television, print and social media.
New resource! Uks has also released the guide ‘Powerful Women, Powerful Nation: Empowering Women through the Media’, designed as a resource for media professionals to help them change stereotypical reporting seen as the norm in Pakistan.
The guide provides concrete steps, case studies, information and tips which can be used to ensure that the women of Pakistan get their due representation in the media.
For more information, contact: Tasneem Ahmar Director/Executive Producer Uks - A Research, Resource and Publication Center/Uks Radio Project email@example.com www.uksresearch.com Tel: +92-51-2850906/08 (Fax: 2850908)
Who Makes the News (WMTN) is a knowledge, information and resource portal on gender and the media. It hosts the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP), a research and advocacy initiative that pursues gender equality in and through the news media.
WMTN is run by WACC, a global network of communicators that seeks social justice through communication rights.