Publications

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, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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