Gender & Media

Mother’s day in a diverse world

Mother’s day in a diverse world

On  Wednesday the 17th of May 2017, the world joined in solidarity to mark the International Day against Homophobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). Created in 2004, the day is used to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and […]

Recordando a Companheira_Zambeze_ 07 April 2015

Recordando a Companheira_Zambeze_ 07 April 2015

Name of article: Recordando a Companheira Name of Publication: Zambeze Date:  07 April 2015 Country: Mozambique Theme: Gender Equality Skills: Language Genre: News GEM classification: Gender Aware Analysis  This article highlighted the following: * It was an ongoing believe that women were not capable of leading people neither the less a whole country but today […]

Ministra de Saúde em Pretoria a acompanhar esta de saúde de Joaquim Chissano_Magazine_21 April 2015

Ministra de Saúde em Pretoria a acompanhar esta de saúde de Joaquim Chissano_Magazine_21 April 2015

Name of article: Ministra de Saúde em Pretoria a acompanhar esta de saúde de Joaquim Chissano. Name of Publication: Magazine Date: 21 April 2015 Country: Mozambique Theme: Gender Equality Skills: language Genre: News GEM classification: Gender Aware The story highlights the following: The article values the importance of both genders and recognizes both genders as […]

Women’s bodies in advertising_Times of Zambia_April 2015

NAME OF THE ARTICLE: Women’s bodies in advertising Name of Publication: Times of Zambia Date: April 2015 Country:  Zambia The above picture is among many other pictures where women’s bodies are selling services and goods through advertising. In this picture, a young mother and her baby are selling the services a mobile company in Zambia […]

Raparigas sentam-se no chão e rapazes nas carteias_Magazine_ 21 April 2015

Raparigas sentam-se no chão e rapazes nas carteias_Magazine_ 21 April 2015

Name of article: Raparigas sentam-se no chão e rapazes nas carteias. Name of Publication: Magazine Date: 21 April 2015 Country: Mozambique Theme: Gender Equality Skills: language Genre: News GEM classification: Gender Awareness Analysis The story highlights the following: Generally, women are consider as not fit enough to lead but either to obey and are never […]

I am prepared to stay in this marriage at all costs_New Vision Newspaper_7 April 2015

I am prepared to stay in this marriage at all costs_New Vision Newspaper_7 April 2015

NAME OF THE ARTICLE:  I’m prepared to stay in this marriage at all costs NAME OF THE PUBLICATION: New Vision Newspaper DATE: 7 April 2015 COUNTRY:  Zambia This is a story of a woman who vows that she is not ready to stay on in the marriage despite being subjected to gender based violence (GBV). […]

Isaura Nyusi, antes e depois!_Zambeze_ 02 April 2015

Isaura Nyusi, antes e depois!_Zambeze_ 02 April 2015

Name of article/story: Isaura Nyusi, antes e depois! Name of Publication: Zambeze Date: 02 April 2015 Country: Mozambique  Theme: Gender Equality  Skills: language Genre: News GEM classification: Blatant stereotype The story highlights the following: As an example of language demeaning to Isaura Nyusi. The article uses phrases has “dar uma sacudidura geral ao seu aspecto […]

Children refuse to stay with mother, brand her a witch_New Vision Newspaper_13 April 2015

Children refuse to stay with mother, brand her a witch_New Vision Newspaper_13 April 2015

Name of article: Children refuse to stay with mother, brand her a witch (subtle stereotype) Name of Publication: New Vision Newspaper (gender blind) Date: 13 April 2015 Country: Zambia The story portrays the mother as a bad person who practices serious witchcraft such that her own children refuses to stay with her, which is a […]

“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 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 Resource Manager only to provide interview tips. […]

State ups anti GBV fight- Luo….Studies have shown that more women suffer at hands of men physically, emotionally_Zambia Daily Mail_01 April 2015

State ups anti GBV fight- Luo….Studies have shown that more women suffer at hands of men physically, emotionally_Zambia Daily Mail_01 April 2015

Name of article: State ups anti GBV fight- Luo….Studies have shown that more women suffer at hands of men physically, emotionally ( GBV subtle stereotype) Name of Publication: Zambia Daily Mail Date: 01 April 2015 Country: Zambia The story is about the Gender Based Violence (GBV) fight in Zambia and the efforts that the Government […]