Real Talk, Real Change. Making Gender an Election Issue

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In 2011 gender made up only 1% of the topics covered during the elections, meanwhile of all the voices accessed during the elections only 29 per cent were women voices. This means that the majority of those who were quoted on elections were men. It could therefore be argued that the 2011 Municipal elections were not only about men but they were overwhelmingly seen through men’s lived experiences, which are often different from women’s. This raises questions about the media coverage of gender and gender-related issues. To view the invitation, click here

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