Croatian edition of "Getting the balance right - gender equality in journalism"
The Office for Gender Equality translated and printed the handbook of the International Federation of Journalists. The book aims to assist people working in the media in assessing progress on gender equality, identifying challenges, and contributes to local, regional and global debates leading to the formulation of concrete policies to promote gender equality and the advancement of women worldwide. The handbook was distributed at a roundtable organised by the Office for Gender Equality, which was attended by several journalists. The handbook was printed in 500 samples and it was widely distributed to the media. It is also accessible online: http://www.ured-ravnopravnost.hr/site/hr/biblioteka-ureda/533-uspostavlj... handbook makes a contribution to awareness-raising about the importance of gender sensitive reporting, with guidelines and recommendations on how the gender equality principle can be introduced in the journalist profession.
Aims and objectives
- To equip all journalists with more information and understanding of gender issues in their work
Results and impact
The handbook represents a practical tool that is now available to journalist and editors.
Croatian Government Gender Equality Office
Stakeholder, Firstname: Tamara
Stakeholder, Family name: Šterk
Subtype: Manuals and handbooks on gender issues
Nuts code: HR