Glass Ceilings: Women and Men in Southern Africa Media – Lesotho

Date: December 14, 2009
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The ‘Glass Ceilings: Women and Men in Southern African Media – Lesotho’ study is the most comprehensive audit ever undertaken of women and men in Southern African media houses particularly in Lesotho. Spanning 14 countries over a year starting in July 2008, Gender Links (GL) conducted the study in partnership with a network of researchers, gender and media activists and partners in the Gender and Media Southern Africa (GEMSA) network as well as the Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC).

The research covered four media houses (as opposed to newsrooms) in Lesotho with a total of 1124 employees. Researchers   conducted in – depth case studies of two media houses and interviewed four journalists/ editors/ senior managers for their perspectives on the results. a futher 21 senior staff responded to perception questionnaires.

The report should be read in tandem with the regional report on the Glass Ceilings findings in each country and has been produced and can be accessed here.


ISBN: 978-1-920550-05-9
Publisher: Gender Links
Year of Publication: 2009

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