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African Development Bank
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group's mission is to help reduce poverty, improve living conditions for Africans and mobilize resources for the continent's economic and social development. With this objective in mind, the ins...
Shelley Brian Brown, LL.B., LL.M, Employment & Human Rights Lawyer
Shelley Brown specializes in workplace and employment law and human rights issues. He was Director of Human Resources and Ethics Officer for an international insurance company and offers a unique vantage point and extensive unders...
Commonwealth Secretariat
The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding
Rubin Thomlinson LLP
Janice Rubin, B.A., LL.B., and Christine Thomlinson, LL.B., are founding partners of Rubin Thomlinson LLP, specializing in employment law and human rights issues. They are frequently asked to comment in the media, speak on challen...

News Releases

Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom, Brussels Declaration
2009-06-02
International Federation of Journalists
Brussels Declaraton on Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom.
Excellence at the National Gallery of Canada
2010-03-04
Terms like #the good# and #excellent# have been used to exclude minorities and perpetuate a dominant monoculture. NGC#s current mandate of #excellence# raises serious questions about its ability to re...
IFJ Calls on Unions to Confront Crisis of Gender Bias in the News
2010-09-30
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)calls for a new debate in newsrooms over reporting gender issues and gave its backing to a global campaign to combat sexist reporting.
IFJ Conference: Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom
2009-05-28
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
What is women's representation in the news management? How do women journalists make their way in today's media changes? What role can journalists unions play in promoting gender equality? How can med...
IFJ Launches Booklet to Engage Media Professionals in Fight Against Gender Discrimination
2009-03-06
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today called on media professionals and unions activists to join the fight against gender discrimination by releasing a booklet on gender equality...
IPS Africa Launches Reporting Gender-Based Violence Handbook
2010-01-03
Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa
Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa has launched a new handbook for reporters to support sustained media coverage of gender-based violence beyond 16 Days of No Violence Against Women and Children.

Sources Select Resources

Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom, Brussels Declaration
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
Brussels Declaraton on Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom.
Getting the Balance Right
Gender Equality in Journalism
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
Gender equality in journalism.
IFJ Calls on Unions to Confront Crisis of Gender Bias in the News
Sources News Release
Article
2010
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)calls for a new debate in newsrooms over reporting gender issues and gave its backing to a global campaign to combat sexist reporting.
IFJ Conference: Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
What is women's representation in the news management? How do women journalists make their way in today's media changes? What role can journalists unions play in promoting gender equality? How can med...
IFJ Launches Booklet to Engage Media Professionals in Fight Against Gender Discrimination
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today called on media professionals and unions activists to join the fight against gender discrimination by releasing a booklet on gender equality...
IPS Africa Launches Reporting Gender-Based Violence Handbook
Sources News Release
Article
2010
Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa
Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa has launched a new handbook for reporters to support sustained media coverage of gender-based violence beyond 16 Days of No Violence Against Women and Children.
Male
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Media Still Struggling to Break Gender Barriers in Cambodia
Corporal, Lynette Lee
Article
2009
IPS
Cambodia's media organisations are a 'battleground' for old ways and new approaches when it comes to gender.
Reporting Gender Based Violence
A Handbook for Journalists
Article
2009
Inter Press Service (IPS)
Violence Against Women has presented particular challenges to the media and to society because of the way it has been consigned to the "private" sphere -- dampening public discussion and stifling medi...

Sources Bookshelf

Eating Fire
Family Life, on the Queer Side
Riordon, Michael
Book
2001
An inside look at a rainbow of relationships, sexual and otherwise, that gay, lesbian, and transgendered people create to animate their lives: lovers, partners, parents/kids, quick tricks, torrid affa...
Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
The Missing News
Filters and Blind Spots in Canada's Press
Hackett, Robert A.; Gruneau, Richard; with Donald Gutstein, Timothy A. Gibson and Newswatch Canada
Book
2000
Asks a number of questions, including: How well do the news media filter reality, for what purposes, through what processes and in whose interests? How do newspapers and TV stations choose what news i...
Words that Count Women In
Book
1993
A popular guide to eliminating gender bias in writing and speech.

Media

Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal
A journal devoted to current scholarship and approaches to the discipline of Women's and Gender Studies.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Human Rights Commission
Administers the Canadian Human Rights Act and is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Employment Equity Act. Both laws ensure that the principles of equal opportunity and non-discrimination ar...


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