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Gender Equality in Radio

GENDER EQUALITY IN RADIO RADIO IS THE MEDIUM THAT REACHES THE LARGEST AUDIENCE WORLDWIDE, BUT IT LEAVES MUCH TO BE DESIRED IN TERMS OF GENDER EQUALITY ::WOMEN REPORTERS & HOSTS GET LESS AIRTIME THAN MEN ::: ::: FEWER WOMEN ARE IN SENIOR EXECUTIVE POSITIONS ::: THE MEDIA PLAYS AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN SHAPING OUR THOUGHTS & BEHAVIORS INCLUDING OUR PERCEPTIONS OF GENDER LET'S GET THE BALANCE RIGHT! WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT? JUST LESS THAN ONLY "I SEE MORE AND MORE WOMEN IN THE 22 15 6 FIELD AS JOURNALISTS..ANDWHAT I SEE IS THAT IT IS MAKING A BIG CHANGE IN THE WAY STORIES ARE COVERED." CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR OF NEWS SUBJECTS EXPERTS INTERVIEWED OF STORIES HIGHLIGHT CHEF INTERNATIONAL IN RADIO ARE WOMEN BY THE MEDIA ARE WOMEN ISSUES OF GENDER EQUALITY CORRESPONDENT FOR CNN OF PEOPLE QUESTIONED, HEARD OR SEEN IN MEDIA PRESS "OUR JOB AS JOURNALISTS CARRIES WITH IT AN INHERENT RISK THAT AFFECTS US ALL, IRRESPECTIVE OF OUR GENDER OR ETHNIC BACKGROUND, BECAUSE WE GO To PLACES AND EVENTS THAT PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO GET AWAY FROM: DISASTER ZzONES, VIOLENT CONFRONTATIONS, AND UNREST. HOWEVER THE WAY THAT THAT RISK PLAYS ITSELF OUT CAN BE GENDER-SPECIFIC." ZEINA AWAD AL JAZEERA CORRESPONDENT NO WOMAN'S LAND:ON THE FRONTLINES WITH FEMALE REPORTERS PERCENTAGE OF STORIES BY FEMALE RADIO REPORTERS AROUND THE WORLD 37% 29 40 35 OF RADIO STORIES ARE REPORTED BY NORTH AMERICA 26 EUROPE ASIA WOMEN THEIR STORIES CHALLENGE GENDER STEREOTYPES CARIBBEAN MIDDLE EAST TWICE AS OFTEN AS STORIES BY MALE REPORTERS. 38 38 PACIFIC AFRICA LATIN AMERICA "WE HAVE SEVENTY PLUS TELEVISION CHANNELS, BUT THE NUMBER OF WOMEN AT TOP MANAGEMENT LEVEL IS ALMOST ZERO, AT MIDDLE MANAGEMENT THERE ARE A VERY FEW, AND THE MAJORITY OF THEM ARE WORKING IN JUNIOR POSITIONS" SHUMAILA JAFFERY BBC PAKISTAN NO WOMAN'S LAND: ON THE FRONTLINES WITH FEMALE REPORTERS GENDER REPRESENTATION IN MEDIA OCCUPATIONS MALEVEL MANAGEMENT GOVERNANCE SENIOR MIDDLE MANAGEMENT 26% | 74% MANAGEMENT SENIOR LEVEL PROFESSIONAL 27% | 73% 39% |61% 29% | 71% 41% | 59% JUNIOR-LEVEL PRODUCTION ТЕСHысAL PROFESSIONAL 27% | 73% PROFESSIONAL 36% | 64% TECHNICAL AND DESIGN SALES, FINANCE. ADMINISTRATION 34% | 66% OTHER 36% | 64% 33% | 67% I Male I Female 13 FEBRUARY IS WORLD RADIO DAY: WORLD RADIO DAY IT IS A DAY TO CELEBRATE RADIO AS A MEDIUM; TO IMPROVE INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION BETWEEN BROADCASTERS; 2014 AND TO ENCOURAGE MAJOR NETWORKS AND COMMUNITY RADIO ALIKE TO PROMOTE ACCESS TO INFORMATION, FREEDOM 13 FEBRUARY OF EXPRESSION AND GENDER EQUALITY OVER THE AIRWAVES. ON 13 FEBRUARY, LET'S CELEBRATE WOMEN IN RADIO AND THOSE WHO SUPPORT THEM! www.unesco.org/new/world-radio-day You ube #WORLDRADIODAY #GENDEREQUALITY #UNESCO CELEBRATE! COLLABORATE! COMMUNICATE! SHARE YOUR EVENT PARTNER WITH SHARE YOUR RADIO OR RADIO SHOW UNESCO SHOW ON WITH THE WORLD AND SPREAD GENDER EQUALITY BY UPLOADING IT TO: ON OUR THE WORD CROWDMAP PAGE ON GENDER EQUALITY MORE AT: SOUNDCLOUD worldradioday.crowdmap.com unesco.org/new/world-radio-day soundcloud.com/world-radio-day Design/usttens Ben Stanfond Sources: "World Association for Christian Communication-"Who Makes the Nes Global Media Monitoring Project (2010 + Internetional Women's Medis Foundation Giobal Reporton the Status of Women in the Nees edia 12011 UNESCO Gencer-sansitive incicators for medieframeork of indicators to gauge gender semitivity inmedia operations and cotent TIH www.unesco.org/new/world-radio-day Eucatore, Sceeend Cuu Orgarten

Gender Equality in Radio

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Is there freedom of expression, if one's access to expression is limited? As the medium that reaches the largest audience worldwide, radio has progress to make in achieving gender equality. Women repo...

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