Subtle Stereotypes

Girls need to be told the sky is their limit_The New Age_16 February 2017

Girls need to be told the sky is their limit_The New Age_16 February 2017

I like anal sex; does that mean I’m gay?_ The new age_ 1 February 2017

I like anal sex; does that mean I’m gay?_ The new age_ 1 February 2017

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 […]

Man tells court how wife left because of his ‘small manhood’_Post Newspaper_27 April 2015

Name of article: Man tells court how wife left because of his ‘small manhood’ Name of Publication: Post Newspaper Date:  27 April 2015 Country:  Zambia Just from reading the mere headline, the man’s name, professional and residential it is in the story. He is now a failure who cannot satisfy his wife sexually to the […]

Beware of Career Women_Malawi News Paper_25 -01 May 2015

Name of article: Beware of Career Women. Name of Publication: Malawi News Paper  Date: 25 -01 May 2015 Country: Malawi Genre: Column Theme: Gender Equality GEM Classification: Subtle Stereotype Skill: Portrayal The  column is on the female page of the Malawi News and it is titled  Beware of Career Women. It covers a half page. […]

Legal repercussions for forging HIV results_New Era_13 April 2015

Legal repercussions for forging HIV results_New Era_13 April 2015

Name of article: Legal repercussions for forging HIV results Name of publication: New Era Date: 13 April 2015 Country: Namibia Theme: LGBTI GEM Classification: Subtle Stereotype Genre: News Skill: Headline Analysis Namibia’s New Era 13 April 2015 carried a story titled “Legal repercussions for forging HIV results” which is an example of a Subtle Stereotype […]

“Les chevilles ouvrieres de l’hotel Labourdonnais”_Le Matinal_ 7 April 2015

“Les chevilles ouvrieres de l’hotel Labourdonnais”_Le Matinal_ 7 April 2015

Name of article: “Les chevilles ouvrieres de l’hotel Labourdonnais” Name of publication: Le Matinal Date: 7 April 2015 Country: Mauritius Theme: Gender Equality Genre: News GEM Classification: Subtle Stereotype Skill: Language This article describes the achievement of 3 young and talented women cooks who have won a prize for a recent completion. While the ladies […]

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 […]

Fighting to be like anybody else_The Post_2-8 April 2015

Fighting to be like anybody else_The Post_2-8 April 2015

Name of article: Fighting to be like anybody else Name of Publication: The Post Date: 2-8 April 2015 Country: Lesotho Theme: LGBTI Gem Classification: Subtle Stereotype skill: Language In one egregious example from Lesotho, the writer, Rose Moremoholo, profiles a gay man named Motebang Rampai. The story, headlined “Fighting to be like anybody else,” reads […]

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 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 have put in place. […]