Women Make the News 2011

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Launched annually on the occasion of the International Women’s Day (8 March), Women Make the News (WMN) is a global initiative aimed at promoting gender equality in the media. The theme for this year’s - “Media and Information Literacy (MIL) and Gender” – seeks to highlight good practices in this area and emphasize the importance of fostering media and information literate societies as a way to improve the understanding of women and men about gender perspectives in media and information systems.


Type of Event Special Event
Start 08.03.2011 08:00 local time
End 31.03.2011 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Grizzle, Alton
Organizer UNESCO, CI/COM
Contact a.grizzle@unesco.org
Country France
City Worldwide / Mondial
Venue Online Campaign, Worldwide / Campagne en ligne à portée mondiale
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
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