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@UNESCO is championing a campaign to ensure gender equality in and through the media from 2-4 December 2013#genderequalmedia #GFMG #Nigeria. UNESCO is the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization
Over 500 international partners have joined UNESCO’s campaign for increased female representation in the media. UNESCO’s Global Forum for Media and Gender seeks to promote gender equality and design policy frameworks to reduce the gender gap #genderequalmedia #GAMG

The Global Forum on Media and Gender holds from 2-4 December 2013 in Bangkok. You can join the debate via #genderequalmedia. New media expands press freedom and freedom of expression.

Help spread the word by tweeting any of the following. Don’t forget to include the hash tag!

Are you a Nigerian journalist? Please share your experiences of gender bias in the course of your work. #genderequalmedia

When you empower a woman, you empower a community. Support #genderequalmedia

The media helps shape our thoughts and behaviours. Without a #genderequalmedia, women’s stories are not being told #GAMG

Do you know that women are underrepresented in the media? #genderequalmedia #GAMG

Join the UNESCO debate to promote increased women participation in the media from 2-4 Dec 2013 #genderequalmedia

Because of the ICT revolution, today any individual in any part of the world can become a media content provider #genderequalmedia

#genderequal media makes communication more interractive not passive #GFMG

The media can be a catalyst for peace, knowledge, solidarity and diversity in today’s interconnected world. #genderequalmedia

Gender equality and women’s empowerment benefits sustainable peace. #genderequalmedia

Equal gender representation in the public life of a country is a strong foundation for sustainable peace. #genderequalmedia

Join the fight! Join the tweet-a-thon.

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10 Comments

  1. Binta

    December 4, 2013 at 1:31 am

    All this tweeting changes nothing.period.

    • Madman

      December 4, 2013 at 3:51 am

      Well said, action is key. Social Media only highlights issues.

    • [email protected]

      December 4, 2013 at 11:03 am

      Yes Highlights issues which may or may not lead to solution.A typical example Oshimole and the widow ,If it where not for social media will she land a job and money to start her business

  2. viva

    December 4, 2013 at 5:15 am

    :

  3. Berry

    December 4, 2013 at 8:51 am

    na una know that one. man and woman is not the same period.

    • Tabitha

      December 4, 2013 at 10:42 am

      #GBAM!

    • AA

      December 4, 2013 at 1:44 pm

      REALLY??? You “GBAMED” that??? You actually supported that??? Na wa o. Why do some women support such archaic mentality to their detriment? And then when their husbands beat them silly, they will start pasting their abuse pictures on blogs. Anyway sha, as for me Men and women are created equal. And the minute we see ourselves as equal partners, the minute things between men and women in this country will change for the better

  4. Meet9jasinglesHERE

    December 4, 2013 at 10:37 am

    Equality indeed.
    Rootwoo.com

  5. AA

    December 4, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    I am deeply saddened by these comments on such an important issue. Its very heartbreaking…am out!

  6. Nneka

    December 4, 2013 at 3:35 pm

    Thank you very much BellaNaija for helping us share this tweetathon. Ja Bless

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