IWD 2019: Women in the media missing at the top

Gender audit of major newspapers in Nigeria by Journalists for Christ (JFC) International Outreach in commemoration of the 2019 International Women’s Day confirms that only very few women occupy top editorial positions in the country. JFC calls for conscious efforts to redress the imbalance and give more women the opportunity to be involved in major editorial making process in media organisations. The crucial role of women in any human endeavour cannot be overemphasized. Women, like men, have requisite skills and the capacity to perform most, if not all tasks. However,…

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WACC calls for better balance in journalism, world

The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) has called for better gender balance in journalism and a better world The association which is an international organization that promotes communication as a basic human right, essential to people’s dignity and community made the call in a call to action to mark the International Women’s Day 2019 on March 8 Gender balance in journalism according to the organization requires a shift towards media practice that responds to the needs and interests of audiences, half of whom are women. WACC noted that it’s…

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