Blatant Stereotypes

Bleak future faces children raised in pubs_Malawi News_April 25-May 1, 2016

Bleak future faces children raised in pubs_Malawi News_April 25-May 1, 2016

Name of article:  Bleak future faces children raised in pubs Name of Publication: Malawi News Date: April 25-May 1, 2016 Country: Malawi Genre: Newspaper article GEM Classification: Blatant Stereotype Skill: Portrayal Theme: sex worker The story is about some commercial sex workers in Mzuzu who are raising their children in pubs to earn a living. […]

La tendance fitness s’accelere_Le Defi Quotidien_28 April 2015

La tendance fitness s’accelere_Le Defi Quotidien_28 April 2015

Name of article: La tendance fitness s’accelere Name of publication: Le Defi Quotidien Date: 28 April 2015 Country: Mauritius Theme: Arts GEM Classification: Blatant Stereotype Genre: News Skill: Language This article makes clear mention about the trend of Zumba and aerobic dance in Mauritius. Vivid picture of women rehearsing in dance classes comes with this […]

“Morcellement St Andre: Le Village Council se dote d’gymnase”_L’Express_27 April

“Morcellement St Andre: Le Village Council se dote d’gymnase”_L’Express_27 April

 Name of article “Morcellement St Andre: Le Village Council se dote d’gymnase” Name of publication: L’Express Date: 27 April country: Mauritius Theme: Sports Genre: News GEM Classification: Blatant Stereotype Skill: Language The article provides insight about a gymnasium/ sports complex that has been inaugurated on at Morcellement St Andre village. The President of the Village […]

“Interview techniques – Getting around the pitfalls”._Weekly_23-29 April 2015

“Interview techniques – Getting around the pitfalls”._Weekly_23-29 April 2015

Name of article: “Interview techniques – Getting around the pitfalls”. Name of publication: Weekly Date: 23-29 April 2015 country: Mauritius Theme: Youth Genre: News GEM Classification: Blatant Stereotype Skill: Language The article provides insightful interview techniques for young graduates and job seeker. The article is blantant-ly stereotyped since it considers the view of a male Human […]

VJ’s son Mainga in Sex Scandal…’selfies’ land him in big trouble with wife_New Vision_13 April 2015

Name of picture: VJ’s son Mainga in Sex Scandal…’selfies’ land him in big trouble with wife Name of Publication: New Vision Date: 13 April 2015 Country:  Zambia This pictures which were published in the New Vision newspaper is another example of blatant stereotype against women in Zambia. The pictures, which were in color and on […]

Zebra_Windhoek Observer_10 -16 April 2015

Zebra_Windhoek Observer_10 -16 April 2015

Name of article: Zebra Name of Publication: Windhoek Observer Date:  10 -16 April 2015 Country: Namibia Theme: Young Women Genre: Advert GEM Classification: Blatant Stereotype Skill: Language The advertisement is on the Hosea Kutako International Airport duty free shop and the products in the shop. It uses a half-naked woman in the image to deliver […]

Govt needs rethink on abortion laws_ Lesotho Times_9 April 2015

Govt needs rethink on abortion laws_ Lesotho Times_9 April 2015

Name of article: Government needs rethink on abortion laws Name of publication: Lesotho Times Country: Lesotho Date: 9 April 2015 Theme: Reproductive Health GEM Classification: Blatant Stereotype Genre: News Skill: Language Description: Government needs rethink on abortion laws, is a story written by Lekhetho Ntsukunyane which looks at the governments initiatives to penalize all the illegal abortions […]

‘Des prosituees arretees dans une Guest House a Flacq’_Le Defi Quotidien_ 6 April 2015

‘Des prosituees arretees dans une Guest House a Flacq’_Le Defi Quotidien_ 6 April 2015

Name of article: ‘Des prosituees arretees dans une Guest House a Flacq’ Name of publication: Le Defi Quotidien Date: 6 April 2015 country: Mauritius Theme: sex work GEM Classification: Blatant Stereotype Genre: News Skill: Language This article explains on a case whereby prostitutes were caught red handed in a guest house in the east of […]

Edgars celebrate beauty_H-Metro_03 April 2015

Edgars celebrate beauty_H-Metro_03 April 2015

Name of article: Edgars celebrate beauty Name of publication: H-Metro Date: 3 April 2015 Country: Zimbabwe Theme: Gender Equality Skills: Language Genre: News GEM classification: Subtle stereotype Description: Edgars Stores Limited marked the end of their Beauty Extravaganza Promotion by treating women to free makeovers outside the stores to create awareness and celebrate the beauty of […]

Cover that flesh_New Vision Newspaper_3 April 2015

Cover that flesh_New Vision Newspaper_3 April 2015

Name of article: Cover that flesh Name of Publication: New Vision Newspaper Date: 3 April 2015 Country:  Zambia The story with pictures of women wearing mini skits and dresses has a headline that in essence it order women to cover their bodies and it uses a derogatory word “flesh”. It further has a caption which […]