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Our #QuoteThisWoman+ database has close-on 300 voices now - and a significant number of our wonderful women are able to contribute to the debates around #YouthDay. Here's a list (thread)...
Prof Deevia Bhana's research focuses on gender, sexuality, race, class, culture and childhood and takes in poverty, wealth, violence and inequalities. She is Professor in Gender and Childhood Sexuality at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Dr Shakira Choonara is an award-winning public health researcher whose work spans universal health coverage, youth advocacy, health governance, gender equality, HIV, disability and malaria prevention. She is a member of the AU’s Youth Advisory Council. @ChoonaraShakira
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At #QuoteThisWoman, we are working to get women’s voices heard in the media. And we’ve been debating a question: does excluding women amount to #fakenews? Thread follows…
Every day, media managers/journos make choices about what will and what will not make news – choices affected by their conscious and unconscious beliefs about where women should be in society.
Women are invisible, the media overlooks them (see @MediaMattersZA study: Some categories are especially under-represented: elderly women, women from minority religious groups, poor women, women with different sexual orientations.
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