The Nordic region is well known for having gender equality as a hallmark of society. In the media sector, however, the male dominance persists in many areas, both in the industry itself and in the output. However, in the Nordic region there are also important examples of structural and individual steps towards gender equality in the media.
On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, 8 March, UNESCO joins forces with the Global Alliance on Media and Gender to launch the Women Make the News 2015 under the theme, “*Yes we must! Reaching Gender Equality in the Media by 2030*”.
In Iran women are legally required to dress modestly and ensure their hair is covered. A series of acid attacks on women in the historic Iranian city of Isfahan has raised fears and prompted rumors that the victims were targeted for not being properly veiled.
An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted a father and a doctor over performing a female circumcision operation that killed a teenage girl in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura last year.
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Chapter, IAWRT India has decided to institute an award at the International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala.
The award shall be called the IAWRT India Award of Excellence and will be given to the most gender sensitive film (either short fiction or documentary) that fulfills the following criteria...
UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Nguka
cordially invites you to the launch of UN Women's global campaign to mark the 20th anniversary of the World Conference on Women in Beijing.
With a heavy heart I am writing to let you know about Catherine White, one of the longest standing members of IAWRT and first Vice President of the USA Chapter. Catherine passed away on Sunday, June 8th, after succumbing to cancer.
Would you like to screen your film at an international film festival in Norway?
IAWRT Norway has several times presented films from our international members at the annual Films from the South festival in Oslo.
A much awaited event of Delhi’s cultural calendar, the 10th IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival, will be held from March 5-8 to mark International Women’s Day.
Over 60 films and sound works from 15 countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Israel, Lebanon, Myanmar, Pakistan, Russia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Turkey and UK will be screened.