WACC’s Gender and Communication programme supports civil society organisations to conduct gender-focussed media monitoring and to engage with media professionals on gender issues in media policy and practice. The program includes access to funding, networking, and training in WACC’s media monitoring for social change methodology.
The initiative’s focus is rooted in an understanding that gender inequalities in participation in and access to media limit their potential to become inclusive, democratic spaces.
El monitoreo de los medios desde una perspectiva de género genera evidencia que es útil para crear consciencia y hacer incidencia pública para que cambien las prácticas y políticas de los medios. La WACC espera de las contrapartes lo siguiente:
PHOTO: Noor is fourteen years old and lives together with four families in temporary accommodation in the town hall in Al Toura, close to the Syrian border. The young Syrian woman dreams of becoming a journalist.
Photo: Magnus Aronson/ACT Alliance