IMI invites to “Good / Bad 8th of March” round table
The NGO "Institute of Mass Information" invites to take part in the round table "Good / Bad 8th of March" in Kyiv on 5 March.
The event will last from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. The venue will be reported to the participants after registration.
Please, fill the registration form here (deadline : February 28, 11:59 pm).
Speakers: high-ranking officials, MPs, media executives and international institutions’ officials.
We invite media professionals, politicians, functionaries, active citizens, researchers to take part in the round table and to discuss actual gender issues in Ukraine. Namely, we’ll talk, why the gender stereotypes and sexism degrade quality of life, whether we have to celebrate the 8th of March, "visibility" effect of women and men in mass media, and other gender issues.
IMI NGO has been conducting systematic studies of gender balance in mass media since 2014. According to recent IMI research, the protagonists females are four times less likely to figure in stories, than men do. On average, this figures are 26% of women versus 74% of men.
Several high-powered and outstanding speakers are invited to come out. Let’s share our experience and debate on.