A group of women’s rights organizations and non-governmental organizations is urging the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) to postpone the adoption of the final draft
version of its Political Declaration. The group is concerned that it “omits a clear commitment to ending violence against women and sexual minorities in all spheres including the media offline and online,” and to “eliminating gender stereotyping in the media.”
Posted March 06, 2020
International Women’s Day (IWD) campaigns step up demands for the respect of women’s basic civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.
by StaffPosted March 04, 2020
Communication is a human right and is a fundamental element for the
exchange of knowledge and information, in pursuit of sustainable
development for the people of Abya Yala.
by Victor Maquin Posted February 11, 2020
On February 13, World Radio Day
, WACC Global joins UNESCO in urging radio stations worldwide to “uphold diversity, both in their newsroom and on the airwaves.”
by StaffPosted February 10, 2020
How should civil society engage with the challenges and opportunities created by Artificial Intelligence (AI)?
WACC Global’s No-Nonsense Guide to Communication Rights, Civil Society and Artificial Intelligence identifies several ways in which citizen groups, NGOs, charities, foundations, media, labour unions and faith-based groups who make up civil society can be involved in “processes that are shaping the development of AI.”
by StaffPosted January 03, 2020
Some 25,000 government, private sector, scientific community, and civil society representatives from over 200 countries are currently attending the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 in Madrid, Spain.
by Lorenzo Vargas and Amanda Soares Posted December 06, 2019
In an open letter to the world’s children marking the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore writes that, “poverty, inequality, discrimination and distance continue to deny millions of children their rights every year, as 15,000 children under 5 still die every day, mostly from treatable diseases and other preventable causes.”
Posted November 20, 2019
Take part in this year’s International Women’s Day by advocating for gender equality in the news media.
by StaffPosted March 07, 2019
The proportion of stories that clearly challenge gender stereotypes has hardly changed since 2005.
by StaffPosted March 06, 2018