Hidden Stories of sexual harassment for women in media: A SAWM study

08/03/2021, by , in Out of the Box

On International Women’s Day, SAWM is releasing a report on aspects of sexual harassment that women in the media have regularly faced and whether there is improvement in the work environment.

This study has been compiled by the Bengal chapter of the South Asian Women in Media which, over two years, compiled this comprehensive report on the aspects of sexual harassment faced by women in the media.

This report is of a 2 year long study with a sample size of over 130 journalists.

Among other aspects, in light of the recent judgement in the Priya Ramani case, the report asks whether the #Metoo movement has changed anything on the ground for women journalists.

This report is an attempt to find answers.

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About SAWM Team

South Asian Women in Media (SAWM) is a network of women media professionals in South Asia. SAWM works for freedom of press, increased participation of women in the media, a gender-sensitive work environment and a gender-equal outlook in the media. Launched in April 2008, SAWM’s central secretariat is in Lahore, Pakistan and the association has country chapters in eight members of SAARC. SAWM helps women working in media to network across borders, and with international rights organizations, to assert their rights and defend their interests.