Articles in this issue of WACC's Media Development Journal are based on papers by the Global Alliance for Media and Gender (GAMAG) developed in preparation for the 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (2018).
Censored gender, a research report by Article 19 Asia Programme on "Women's right to freedom of expression and information in Myanmar".
The Global Media Monitoring Project is a collective story and shared commitment of hundreds of people across the world, coming together on an ordinary day, every five years, in order to monitor, document, and analyze the role and image of women across the spectrum of news media.
Dear editors, reporters, anchors of news organizations, bloggers,
I am writing to you with a personal invitation from UN Women. On 25 November, we will commemorate the International Day to End Violence against Women. It will kick off 16 days of global activism, until 10 December, to halt this gross violation of women’s human rights that affects at least 1 in 3 women and girls worldwide. It is a pandemic that we must stop. To do so, we need your help.
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 call to action for the safety and protection of Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) national coordinator for Mauritania Ms. Aminetou Mint El Moctar. International Ambassadors of the GMMP are greatly concerned about her safety following a death threat. Appel aux membres du réseau GMMP de faire tout ce qu'ils peuvent pour créer conscience de la situation et d'exprimer leur solidarité avec Mme Aminetou Mint El Moctar.
An advance version of the draft conclusions adopted at the 58th Session of the UN Commission on the…
California-based filmmaker Jennifer Lee, a 2015 Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) Ambassador,…
Findings from media monitoring research undertaken during the 2013 Kenyan elections period.