The page lists all publications related to the Global Forum on Media and Gender.
Freedom of Information (FOI) & Women’s Rights in Africa
This publication is one of the outputs of the Freedom of Information and Women’s Rights in Africa Project, a regional programme launched by FEMNET in partnership with UNESCO.
Gender-sensitive indicators for media: framework of indicators to gauge gender senitivity in media operations and content
The aim of the Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Media (GSIM) is to contribute to gender equality and women’s empowerment in and through media of all forms, irrespective of the technology used. The main focus of the publication is on the equality and gender dimensions of social diversity in the media.
Gender-sensitivity: a training manual for sensitizing education managers, curriculum and material developers and media professionals to gender concerns
This Manual embodies the rich experience gained from UNESCO workshops in Asia and the Pacific, sub-Saharan Africa and the Arab States. Designed to be a road map for conducting trainings of a similar nature, it is a product of UNESCO efforts during the last twelve years to increase awareness of gender issues, suggest guidelines for a gender-sensitive approach to education, and promote respect for the equally valid roles that men and women play in their families, their communities and their nations.
Gender, conflict and journalism: a handbook for South Asia
This handbook was conceived during the planning for the UNESCO-Nepal Press Institute first Roundtable on The Gender Perspective in Conflict Reporting, conducted April 7-9, 2004 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Gender issues in the information society
ICTs could give a major boost to the economic, political and social empowerment of women, and the promotion of gender equality. But that potential will only be realized if the gender dimensions of the Information Society - in term's of users' needs, conditions of access, policies, applications and regulatory frameworks - are properly understood and adequately addressed by all stakeholders.
Por un periodismo no sexista: pautas para comunicar desde una perspectiva de género en Chile
Prepared by UNESCO’s Office in Santiago in cooperation with its partners, Toward non-sexist journalism: guidelines for communicating from a gender perspective in Chile is a response to the need to generate thought about journalism’s responsibility. The publication aims to raise awareness about gender perspective and to promote more inclusive journalism.
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)/UNESCO
Getting the balance right: gender equality in journalism
This handbook is a timely, illustrated and easy-to-read guide and resource material for journalists. It evolved primarily out of a desire to equip all journalists with more information and understanding of gender issues in their work. It is addressed to media organisations, professional associations and journalists’ unions seeking to contribute to the goal of gender equality.
International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF)
Global Report on the Status of Women in the News Media
In a groundbreaking effort to promote the voice of women in the news-gathering and news dissemination process, UNESCO and the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) collaborated in a global research partnership that has culminated in the publishing of a report on women in the news media.
Stats and Studies
This page offers resources that have been compiled from IWMF publications and other materials. The studies and reports document the opinions of women journalists, examine how women are portrayed in the media, and measure how many women work in the worldwide media and what types of jobs they hold.
Learning Resource Kit for Gender-Ethical Journalism and Media House Policy
The kit is the result of collaboration between the World Association of Christian Communication (WACC) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) to redress gender disparities in news media content. The kit aims to provide an answer to the gender gap in news content and lack of self-regulatory mechanisms - where these do not exist - to confront gender bias. It is organised in two books that may be read independently of each other.
Media & Gender Monitor (N° 24, July 2013)
Towards 2015: A Communication Rights Agenda
Awareness about different aspects of women’s communication rights has grown remarkably during the past two decades. Civil society initiatives at the same time continue to break new ground, and the current issue of Media & Gender Monitor (MGM) profiles illustrative work by WACC’s project partners in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe.
Who Makes the News?
The Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) maps the representation of women and men in news media worldwide. GMMP research has been carried out in 5 year cycles since 1995 and relies on the voluntary efforts of hundreds of individuals and organizations, including grassroots communication groups, media professionals and university researchers.
Women's Media Center (WMC)
The Status of Women in the U.S. Media 2013
WMC released its first report on the status of women in media in 2012, detailing persistent gender disparity in a range of media businesses and institutions. In this 2013 report, the categories that were studied and analysed have been expanded, aiming to provoke meaningful discussion and increased accountability. And change. With females making up 51 per cent of the U.S. population, there are business, societal and cultural imperatives that demand gender equality and equal participation. Diversifying the media landscape is critical to the health of democracy.