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Sunday, August 31, 2014
Feisty, flounce and bossy: the words used to put women down
Photo-Andrew Stocks/The Guardian Do you ever hear men described as ‘hysterical’? Do people say they ‘whine’ or ‘nag’? Thought not. Here are eight sexist words we’d like to never hear from again Feisty “Feisty? My least favourite word. Have you ever...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Female MPs in the press: slated or ignored
Female politicians are presented more negatively in the press than their male counterparts, and receive less coverage overall, a recent academic study has revealed. The investigation analysed newspaper reports covering female MPs, using samples from...
Monday, February 10, 2014
NIGERIA: Why Media Coverage of Women in Politics Is Poor
The media plays a crucial role in the political or electoral process. It's the ears and eyes of the public and help mould perceptions.  People rely on it for information on making decisions on a range of issues such as choosing their political...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Women parliamentarians, public image, and the media in Algeria — fostering respectful connections
The National Democratic Institute (NDI) has been working to strengthen political parties, civil society, media and other key democratic institutions in Algeria since 1997. Historically, women have been underrepresented in Algerian politics. However...