Take the gender reality check

  • Does your media house regularly review its content to check for gender bias and gender balance in stories?

  • Does your media house have a database of contacts of women news sources and women experts?

  • Does your media house have a programme on diversity and representation of women at senior management level?

  • Does your organization have a policy to equip women so that they can be considered for senior positions?

  • Does your organization have a policy on sexual harassment, procedures and processes for dealing with complaints?

  • Does your organization have a Gender Policy and is this well known to all employees?

  • Does your organization regularly sensitise staff on gender bias, stereotypes and discrimination on the basis of sex?

  • Would your organization be interested to be assisted to develop a Gender Policy?