Equality between Women and Men in Audiovisual Media: Call for a project and publication of manual
an article by La Francophonie
The Francophone Network of Media Regulators
(REFRAM) is appealing to its national member
organizations for pilot
projects favoring the equality between women
and men. The appeal seeks to identify and finance
projects that encourage and sustain the promotion
of men/women equality in audiovisual media and in
the action of national media regulators. Deadline
for submission of projects is December 1, 2012.
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[Note by CPNN: REFRAM is
composed of 28 national authorities concerned with
regulation of the media in their countries.
Among the members of REFRAM are 17 African
governments, as well as Canada, Lebanon and 8
At the same time, the Network is publishing a manual of
actions that can be taken to integrate gender
equality in the policies of regulators, designed
to accompany the work and reflexions of Network
members, as well as others who may be interested
(media regulators, media workers, associations,
This appeal for a project and this publication,
sustained by the International Organization of
Francophonie, is within the framework of the Declaration on Equality between Men and Women
in Audiovisual Media that was adopted in 2011
by the Presidents of the national organizations
belonging to REFRAM.
Founded in 2007, REFRAM . . .
aims to establish and reinforce solidarity and
exchange among its members It provides a space
for debate and information of exchange and
contributes to training and cooperation. It works
for the consolidation of a rule of law, democracy
and human rights. The presidency of REFRAM for
2012 is held by the Conseil supérieur de
l’audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-
Bruxelles. The International Organization of
Francophone holds observer status in the Network.
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Question(s) related to this article:
Prospects in women's equality, what are the short and long term prospects?
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