On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, 8 March, UNESCO joins forces with the Global Alliance on Media and Gender to launch the Women Make the News 2015 under the theme, “Yes we must! Reaching Gender Equality in the Media by 2030”.
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.
El 25 de noviembre es un día emblemático para las mujeres porque se instituyó para recordar cuánta violencia sufren cada día la mitad de la población mundial y cuánto necesitamos como sociedad trabajar para eliminarla. Repudiamos todas las formas de violencias hacia las mujeres y seguimos trabajando para que en América Latina la voz de las mujeres sea la protagonista en contar su propia historia.
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.
Geneva, 6 November 2014 The Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG) has called on UN member…
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.