17.06.2014 - UNESCO Office in Hanoi

UNESCO's Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Media undergoing contextualization

Ha Noi, 17 June 2014 - The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) is contextualizing UNESCO’s Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Media (GSIM) - a set of indicators for media institutions to effectively assess their gender-sensitive responsiveness.

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) is contextualizing UNESCO’s Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Media (GSIM) - a set of indicators for media institutions to effectively assess their gender-sensitive responsiveness.

 

The contextualized GSIM for Viet Nam is expected to be launched by October 2014.

The purpose of the GSIM tool is to facilitate gender equality and women's empowerment in and through the media. The tool addresses topics related to internal media policy and strategies in addition to capacity building and informing training needs and allows media organizations to assess their gender sensitivity, develop necessary policies and strategies, and set and monitor progress towards goals.

The translation of UNESCO’s Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Media which MIC is contextualizing can be found here:

UNESCO's Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Media (GSIM)




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