Community Media and Women: Transforming Silence into Speech

To what extent do community media empower women? This study finds that community media initiatives perceive women as producers and contributors of media content and not just as consumers. Community media encourage greater involvement of women in technical, decision-making, and agenda-setting activities and have the potential to promote a balanced and non-stereotyped portrayal of women in the media.

Authors: Vinod Pavarala, Kanchan K. Malik, Janardhan Rao Cheeli

Year Country Author Type
2006 Global Pavarala, V. et al. academic article
Theory of Change Keywords Download/link
Intermediate Outcome 2, Intermediate Outcome 3 community media, media sector, portrayal, women Download/link