Lesson 1 – The big gender three : Bias, Balance and Stereotyping

This introductory module is designed to discuss some key concepts related to gender, bias, stereotyping and sexism. Understanding the importance of having a better representation of women in the news, exploring how universal the lack of visibility of women in media content is will help realize why should we stand for a better gender balanced content.

Objectives:

  • Realize that we are all naturally biased
  • Estimate how we gender stereotype everyday
  • Explain what gender-balanced content is and why it is important
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