Friday, 15 December 2017 14:31

Women journalists' collective experiences

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Women journalists routinely face gender-based violence in the workplace and the field, online and offline, and there has been an increase in this violence in recent years. This report from the UN secretary general describes the current situation pertaining to women journalists, sets out the applicable international law, provides an account of initiatives in this area, and suggests ways to strengthening the safety of women journalists.

Four days after his fans began trolling and abusing Dhanya Rajendran on Twitter, Vijay released a statement

Saturday, 29 July 2017 17:36

Roop Kanwar 'sati': Women and Media report 1987

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Worldwide, women make up about 50% of the general population but only 24% of the persons heard, read about or seen in newspaper, television and radio news. Only 26% of the people in internet news stories and media news tweets combined are women. These were among the findings of the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP)’s latest study on the portrayal and representation of women in the news media.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 20:46

Gender and the media in Asia and the Pacific 2015

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The International Federation of Journalists, UNESCO and UNWomen, released Inside the News: Challenges and Aspirations for Women Journalists in Asia and the Pacific. The report, released on June 22, 2015, documents the issue of gender equity in the media industry throughout the region, as well as what can be done to maintain and protect it.

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