The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Women in poverty ignored?

In media reports on poverty, women remain grossly underrepresented, found researchers from the Global Media Monitoring Project.

Only 3 percent of newspaper, television and radio newscasts in 108 countries highlighted gender equality and inequality issues, the project reports.

Conducted under the auspices of the World Association for Christian Communication, the study also found only 2 percent of stories on education and 3 percent of those on the environment underscored gender inequality.


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