Gender and media focus for CSW 2018

Date: March 27, 2017
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With only a year to go before the 62nd annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)  at the United Nations in New York, it’s not too early to start planning how to ensure the theme of gender and the media is reflected on its agenda, says Tim Francis, Associate Programme Specialist, UNESCO Communication and Information, Paris.

Francis was addressing a gathering convened to discuss the Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG) ahead of CSW 2018. “The last time that gender and media was the focus of a resolution at CSW was in 2007,” said Sarah Macharia, coordinator of WACC’s programmes on gender and communications and of the organization’s Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP).

Gender Links chaired GAMAG from 2014 – 2016 and has continued to use the platform to push for gender sensitive reforms in the media sector. Read more…

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Lian says:

Finally gender and media on the CSW agenda. Thanks to all those who realised this is an important topic especially in this ever changing media environment. Aluta Continua

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