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Men currently account for 71% of all those quoted or interviewed for newspaper articles and broadcast segments. Women's voices make up only 29% of those being heard on air or quoted in print. (2016)

"Women constitute 52% of the world's population, yet make up only 21% of the people featured in the news." (2008)

73% of top management jobs in news media companies are occupied by men, compared to 27% occupied by women. (2011)

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#FeatureFriday – Gender Gap Tracker

Equal Press #FeatureFriday is a space to highlight individuals or organizations doing noteworthy work in the areas of media, violence prevention, or gender equality.

#FeatureFriday – Level Up

Equal Press #FeatureFriday is a space to highlight individuals or organizations doing noteworthy work in the areas of media, violence prevention, or gender equality.

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We invite you to join the Equal Press expert database! As a project that is seeking to promote underrepresented voices in news media, we are looking for self-identified women, those assigned female at birth, Two Spirit and non-binary folx to join our database. Interested individuals should also […]

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Lisa Rupert
Vice President of Housing Services & Violence Prevention, YWCA Lisa Rupert
Gender-based violence; housing; access to justice; intimate partner violence; domestic violence; transition houses; sexual assault
Chastity Davis
Lead Consultant, Chastity Davis Consulting Chastity Davis
Indigenous relations; Natural Resource Development; Indigenous Gender-Based Analysis; missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG); Indigenous Awareness Training; reconciliation; economic reconciliation; Yin Yoga
Jennifer Hollinshead
Founder & Clinical Director, Peak Resilience Jennifer Hollinshead
Trauma; sexual trauma; feminist therapy; intersectional feminism; domestic violence; sexual harassment; workplace harassment; pyramid of violence; integrated therapy; clinical supervision
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