FIRST GLOBAL FORUM ON MEDIA AND GENDER (GFMG)

Bangkok, Thailand 2nd-4th December, 2013 FINAL STATEMENT We, the delegates to the First Global Forum on Media and Gender, held in Bangkok, Thailand from 2nd-4th December, 2013, declare our commitment to the fundamental human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the promotion of gender equality in and through media, the empowerment of women, and to the creation of a Global Alliance on Media

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AMARC starts the 16 Days Campaign against Violence on Women: Let’s Challenge Militarism!

From November 25th to December 10th 2013, the Women’s International Network of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC-WIN) will actively participate in the 16 days of activism against gender violence with an Internet campaign to denounce all kinds of gender violence comprising radio shows from around the world. About The 2013 international theme of the campaign is “From

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UNESCO Gender-sensitive indicators for media

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. UNESCO’s commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment is pursued through

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Council of Europe recommendation on gender equality and media

Recommendation CM/Rec(2013) of the Committee of Ministers to member States on gender equality and media (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 10 July 2013 at the 1176th meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies) Gender equality is an indispensable condition for the full enjoyment of human rights. The enjoyment of the rights as granted by the European Convention on Human Rights

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AMARC Europe launch the Women Training Network in cooperation with Elenos

Despite the strong desire for participation, in the public and private sphere, media keep being dominated mainly by men and a balanced gender representation remains an issue: stereotypes and a limited interpretation of gender problems are the main challenges to face . For the latest generation of young women, new technologies are an opportunity to overcome these barriers and to

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