In anticipation of the High-level review of progress made in implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325, WACC in collaboration with UN Women and partners in approximately 20 countries undertook a media monitoring initiative in April, 2015 to understand the gender dimensions of news content related to peace and security.
On March 25, teams in more than 130 countries across seven continents took part in the global monitoring day for the 2015 edition of the Global Media Monitoring Project. The photos and engaging conversations on social media attest to a vibrant movement for gender equality in and through the news media.
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.
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…