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Gender Discrimination in Zambian Media Workplaces: Airing Out The Laundry

9 December 2015

MMA launched the Gender Discrimination in Zambian Media Workplaces: Airing Out The Laundry report in Lusaka on Tue 8 December.

The report seeks to present a comprehensive understanding of how gender discrimination manifests itself in Zambian media workplaces. The research examined the:
• Prevalence and nature of gender discrimination in Zambian workplaces.
• Perceptions of gender discrimination among media workers in Zambian workplaces.
• Causes of gender discrimination as well as the challenges victims confront when lodging a complaint or when deciding to remain in the newsroom or abandon the media profession.
• Effect(s) of gender discrimination on both victims and perpetrators.
• Mechanisms (if any) currently in place Zambian workplaces that deal with gender discrimination issues.

The findings of this report raise socially relevant questions and concerns about gender discrimination in Zambia´s media workplaces and shows that gender discrimination is a problem which is underpinned by a long history of patriarchy.

The full version of the report will be available soon, printed copies will also be available.
View the results presentation.

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