Women are much less visible in photo and visual journalism and related work in Southeast Asia. Though things have been changing, the issue touches on perceptions of women and men’s roles, default newsroom habits and the female gaze.
Phụ nữ ít xuất hiện trong công việc ảnh/video báo chí và những chuyện liên quan ở Đông Nam Á. Dù tình hình đã và đang thay đổi, vấn đề này tiếp tục được bàn luận dưới quan điểm về vai trò của nam và nữ, những thói quen mặc định của tòa soạn và góc nhìn của phụ nữ.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 6 (Reporting ASEAN) – Who knew that agricultural products like coffee could be a force for good, empowering communities, notably women, to engage in profitable yet sustainable livelihoods?
Will the rights of women and children ever be a priority in ASEAN? Not likely, according to civil societies who believe political and economic concerns will always be addressed before socio-cultural issues. Natashya Gutierrez of Rappler reports for the ‘Reporting ASEAN’ media fellowship programme.
Less than a fifth of all projects under a 2012-2016 ASEAN Work Plan to promote and protect the rights of women and children have been completed due to a lack of funding by member states. Natashya Gutierrez from Rappler looks into the reasons for the slow disbursement of funds in her story for the ‘Reporting ASEAN’ media fellowship programme.
MELBOURNE, Dec 4 (The Jakarta Post) – There have been two recent important moments to remember in relation to women’s rights in Southeast Asia: the adoption of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration on Nov. 18 and the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Nov. 25. In the context of ASEAN, a fundamental issue to be borne in mind is the direction of women’s rights.