Media, Access to Information and ICT and the Empowerment of Women & Girls in Malaysia (Executive Summary)

This report, in addition to providing an overview of the state of the media and gender equality in Malaysia, identified opportunities for the EUD to improve gender equality through and with the media in five particular areas:

  • Strengthening women’s decision making and leadership in media organisations
  • Addressing gender-based steretoypes in media content
  • Ensuring and strenghtening women’s and girl’s access to information as means of empowerment
  • Strengthening and leveraging women’s and girl’s access to training in as well as profession engagement with ICT
  • Addressing cyber-bullying for women and girls

Authors: Virginie Ramey, Gayathry Venkiteswaran, (supported by media content monitoring team: Lay Kim Wang, Anna Gorter)

Year Country Organisation Author Type
2019 Malaysia Media4Democracy.EU Ramey, V. et al. report
Theory of Change Keywords Download/link
Intermediate Outcome 1, Intermediate Outcome 2, Intermediate Outcome 3 access to information, cyber-bullying, gender equality, ICT, leadership, stereotypes Download/link