In a country such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, which has “a strong patriarchal tradition and dominant stereotypes about women,” Abida Pehlic can’t emphasize enough how important the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) has been since her organization, Novi Put, joined the research in 2015.
To what extent is gender violence based on culture, family, rape, sexual assault, trafficking, and similar violations considered newsworthy enough to be featured in mainstream television, radio and print news
Statement from the Global Alliance on Media and Gender, November 2, 2019
Women continue to be excluded from peace and political processes, despite a UN resolution adopted nearly two decades ago, which acknowledged that armed conflicts disproportionately affect their health, safety and human rights, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres acknowledged in an open debate October 29.
The Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP), WACC’s flagship initiative since 1995, will receive the Donald H. McGannon Award at the United Church of Christ’s 37th annual Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture and Awards Breakfast October 17, in Washington, D.C.
The Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP), scheduled for 2020, is still in need of volunteer national coordinators for several countries in Asia and Eastern Europe.
In the lead up to the next GMMP in 2020, we look back at some news and feature articles, as well as studies that have used the project's compelling findings.