Ethiopian Media Authority (EMA) has released a guideline for gender-sensitive conflict reporting for Ethiopian media. The guideline is prepared by the EMA with the support of UN Women.
What is the purpose of the guideline?
This guideline aims to support journalists to portray and represent women and men accurately and ethically in their conflict reporting. The guideline is also intended to provide guidance to media practitioners on ways of mitigating gender stereotypes, gender biases, and gender discrimination in conflict reporting. In addition, it provides important explanations on the essence and significance of gender-sensitive conflict reporting as well as ways of minimizing harmful approaches to conflict reporting.
You can read, download and share the full guideline attached below.