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SADC Mirror on the Media launched at CSW

SADC Mirror on the Media launched at CSW

By Colleen Lowe Morna Gender Links (GL), in partnership with the government of Malawi and UN Women launched its innovative online media monitoring tool at a packed event during CSW 62 last week. GL’s “mirror on the media” is the product of years of monitoring – see here -showing that women represent less than one […]

March 26, 2018 Themes: Gender equality | GMMP | Media Programs: Advocacy | Gender & Media

CSW 62: More research on gender and media needed

CSW 62: More research on gender and media needed

By Tarisai Nyamweda New York, 15 March: The Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG) convened a panel on policy dimensions and a research agenda at the ongoing Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). This panel  illustrated how the wider policy framework affects the gender equality dimensions in media and ICTs, including content, women’s […]

March 20, 2018 Themes: GMMP | Media Programs: Gender & Media | Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Mogoditshane Report Card

COE Report card Description Date Outputs Meetings and adoption of COE concept 14 May 2014 Buy-in report Situation analysis 14 May 2014 Situation analysis SADC Protocol on gender and development Village level meeting report Inception workshop 27-29 July 2010 Workshop Report Action planning workshop 27-29 July 2010 Action plan Adoption of action plan and signing […]

Letlhakeng Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept 1 August 2011 Management meeting  report II Situation analysis 2 August 2011 Situation analysis report III SADC Protocol on gender and development IV Inception workshop 13-15 July 2010 Inception workshop V Action planning workshop 13-15 July 2010 Action plan VI Adoption […]

Kgatleng Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept 2 Feb 2011 Management meeting report II Situation analysis 3 Feb 2011 Situation analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development Village level meeting IV Inception workshop 4-6 May 2010 workshop report V Action planning workshop 4-6 May 2010 Workshop report […]

GL@15: Crossroads – GL’s Media work 15 Years later

GL@15: Crossroads – GL’s Media work 15 Years later

Journeys of change often come to a crossroad. In fact, because change is not a linear process, there may be several times during the journey that a crossroad is reached. After 15 years of focusing on the media in Southern Africa with a gender lens, Gender Links (GL) has the opportunity to reflect on the […]

May 3, 2016 Themes: Gender equality | GMMP | Media Programs: Gender & Media

International: IFJ report highlights high levels of gender discrimination and violence against women in the media

Brussels, 7 March 2016- In a report released on International Women’ s day (8 March), the Gender Council (GC) of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) highlights high levels of gender discrimination and violence against women in the media across the globe. “We have hit a plateau, a place where movement and change appear non-existent,” states the […]

Media seminar: What freedom, whose freedom?

Johannesburg, 28 May: As part of the CIVICUS sponsored Global Day of Citizen Action commemorations, on Friday 29 May, Gender Links and the Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC) will be hosting a press freedom seminar. The seminar aims to explore the nexus between press freedom, gender equality and the post 2015 development agenda. The seminar will also feed into the ongoing Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG) Women and Media campaign.

May 28, 2015 Themes: Gender equality | GMMP | Media Programs: Gender & Media

CSW59: Women and ICTs are here to stay!

CSW59: Women and ICTs are here to stay!

New York, 10 March: On day one of the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women held at the United Nations yesterday, the Association of Progressive Communications hosted a high level meeting with various delegates to discuss the reprioritisation of Section J of the Beijing platform for Action, which has received inadequate attention since 1995. In the current draft Sustainable Development Goals, gender in the media and ICTs are missing, which is a major concern for gender equality, considering access to media and ICTs are crucial for empowerment.

International: For a free, fair and gender responsive press

Johannesburg, 30 April: This Sunday, 3 May we commemorate World Press Freedom Day amidst concerns over the absence of a clear goal, targets and indicators on media and information, communication technologies (ICTs) in the draft post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).