Reporting from a gender perspective

The original post, written in Spanish, can be found here: https://womanstatslatina.wordpress.com/2019/04/16/informando-con-perspectiva-de-genero/ This English translation was graciously provided by the author, JSMV.  Schools of journalism around the globe are full of women, as are the related jobs. Nevertheless, the masculine presence and power prevail in editors’ rooms and executive boards; the same dynamics are also present … Continue reading Reporting from a gender perspective

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Women, War & Peace II

If you are unfamiliar with the PBS documentary series Women, War & Peace, we invite you to learn more about this excellent source of insight and information at their website: https://www.pbs.org/wnet/women-war-and-peace/ This series tells the previously untold “stories of women who risked their lives for peace, changing history in the process.” The second part of … Continue reading Women, War & Peace II

Womanism: The Potential of Feminism Further Explored

Womanism: “Having or expressing a belief in or respect for women and their talents and abilities beyond the boundaries of race and class; exhibiting feminism that is inclusive especially of Black American Culture.”[1]            The term “womanism” was first used in 1983 by a poet who sought to include her fellow women of color in the … Continue reading Womanism: The Potential of Feminism Further Explored

The Internet: Creating a Safe Space

Access to the internet is a basic right that allows women to learn, promote themselves professionally, band together, and obtain help. One law student in Pakistan used the internet to publicize her stab wounds, helping her to win a legal case against her assaulter.[1] However, the internet can also provide an additional space for women … Continue reading The Internet: Creating a Safe Space

Above the Glass Splinters

The original post, in Spanish, can be found here: https://womanstatslatina.wordpress.com/2019/03/02/rompiendo-barrera-los-triunfos-de-las-mujeres-en-las-elecciones-de-medio-termino-de-estados-unidos/  This English translation was graciously provided by the author, JVMS.  Juliana Salazar has broken the glass ceiling. Now she is teaching us that “the sky is the limit”. Incredibly passionate for sports and quality journalism: that is Juliana Salazar Meza. A sports journalist for Caracol … Continue reading Above the Glass Splinters

Political Glass Ceiling: Women in Brazil

The original post, in Spanish, can be found here: https://womanstatslatina.wordpress.com/2018/10/31/el-techo-politico-de-cristal-la-mujeres-en-brasil/  This English translations was graciously provided by the authors, CC and JVSM  Considering the pending* results of the presidential election in Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro has a high level of support from a significant proportion of the population in Brazil. This support has been obvious since … Continue reading Political Glass Ceiling: Women in Brazil

Raising Awareness on Women’s Rights

Life for women worldwide seems to be slowly improving as they struggle to secure their rights. It is vitally important to continue to bring awareness to the global human rights issues some women still face. By shedding light on gender inequality and creating empowerment through knowledge and resources, women’s lives will continue to improve. Recently … Continue reading Raising Awareness on Women’s Rights