Khabirat Events Highlight Ways of Amplifying Women’s Voices in the Media

Press release 10 March 2017   The EU-funded MedMedia project marked International Women’s Day with a series of events held this week aimed at promoting the image of women in public life as well as their representation in news programming. More than 200 people attended four events in Tunis, Amman, Ramallah and Rabat which highlighted […]


MedMedia Launches Khabirat Platforms to Mark International Women’s Day

Press release 6 March 2017 The EU-funded MedMedia programme today launched an innovative online database aimed at enhancing the representation of women in news programming across the Southern Mediterranean Region. Launched in the run-up to International Women’s Day on March 8, Khabirat is an online Arabic-language directory of women experts which has been designed for […]


Key Stakeholders Support the Creation of a Directory of Women Experts in Palestine

An initiative aimed at strengthening the contribution made by women to media coverage across the Southern Mediterranean Region has secured widespread support in Palestine. Khabirat, an online directory of women experts which is being developed by the EU-funded MedMedia project, was presented to local stakeholders by Sarah Bouchetob, MedMedia’s Senior Networking and Communications Manager, at […]


MedMedia Initiatives on Gender Equality and Youth are Showcased at Mediterranean Broadcasters’ Conference in Ajaccio

The annual meeting of the Permanent Conference of Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators (COPEAM) provided a unique opportunity for the EU-funded MedMedia programme to present its recent achievements in the fields of gender equality and youth empowerment. Held in Ajaccio on April 7-9, the conference brought together journalists and media managers representing broadcasters from 27 countries across […]


Meeting in Amman Assesses Peer-to-Peer Exchanges on Gender Equality in Broadcasting.

An evaluation meeting held on 13 and 14 January, gathered in Amman representatives of nine broadcasters from the Southern Mediterranean, engaged in exchanges of expertise to improve women’s representation on screen and in programming. Supported by MedMedia, an EU-funded project, the workshop was organized in cooperation with the Permanent Conference of Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators (COPEAM), […]


Moroccan Media Stakeholders Discuss the Creation of a Women Experts’ Directory

A recently held consultation on the creation of a regional tool to increase women’s visibility in the media, gathered in Rabat 15 participants, including representatives of national media organisations and international experts. Convened by the EU-funded MedMedia programme, the discussion which took place on 13 November is part of a series of exchanges with national […]


Peers from Seven Broadcasters Discuss Gender Equality at Tunis Workshop

The EU-funded MedMedia programme, working in partnership with the Permanent Conference of Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators (COPEAM), organised a workshop on gender equality for public service broadcasters in the Southern Mediterranean Region on September 28-29. Held in Tunis, the event marked the beginning of a peer-to-peer exchange programme aimed at improving the way in which women […]