The academic and former peace negotiator talks about her journey navigating politics and sexism, what has evolved in how women are viewed during conflicts, and what lessons we can draw from the past.

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The Gender Lens In Action

7 out of 10
peace processes did not include women between 1992 and 2019.

What Happens When Women Are Included in Peace Processes?

Data & Studies

Women are often forgotten or excluded from decision-making spaces. Yet when they are present, it does make a difference. The proof is in the data.

Hazel Malapit

Hazel Malapit on the Gender-Climate-Food Security Nexus

Untold stories

The International Food Policy Research Institute researcher tells us about why gender equality matters for food security, the need for collecting the “right data,” and her COP28 expectations.

Hot Off the Press: Women & Economic News

In the Newsroom

Here’s a selection of pieces that caught our attention in relation to “women and economic news,” our focus theme in January 2023.

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Thought-provoking figures & convos

Lisa Falco

Lisa Falco on the Gender Data Gap, Health, and AI Bias

Untold stories

The Swiss data scientist has been working on healthcare technology for a decade and a half. In this discussion with her, we covered the basics — from what data actually is to why it’s so important — before getting into the specifics of the gender data gap in medicine and in tech.

4%
of economic news stories across 116 countries had women as a central focus in 2020.

Business and Finance are the Least Inclusive Sections in the News

Data & Studies

Women are underrepresented in the news, especially in economy-related stories. Here are the big picture numbers you need.

Laura Aumeer, Europe-Asia department director at Conciliation Resources (© Teofil Rewers)

Laura Aumeer: “If We Don’t Include Women, We Miss Out on Half the Expertise in the World”

Untold stories

The Europe-Asia department director at Conciliation Resources says women play an essential, but often under-recognized, role in peacebuilding. She gets into the why and the how, and shares some resources and tips for sharper, more inclusive conflict-related stories.

Life hacks for the busy journos

Ed Yong
Podcast

Ed Yong on Fixing the Gender Imbalance in News Stories... and Journalism

In the Newsroom

The award-winning science journalist and author tells about the steps he’s taken to make his stories more inclusive, and how that fundamentally changed his reporting over the past eight years. He also shares some of what he has learned telling the stories of women amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

What Is the Gender Data Gap, and Why Does it Matter?

Data & Studies

There’s a lack of information about how half of the population experiences the world. Being aware of what can’t be seen (at first) is important to reflect the world more accurately in the news.

Pamela Morinière

Pamela Morinière on the IFJ’s Response to Sexism in Political News

In the Newsroom

The International Federation of Journalists’ gender expert tells us about the specifics of their new project “Rewriting the story: Gender, media and politics,” what sexist question a famous German politician was asked that shocked her the most, and how she sees the future of gender equality in the news.

Your monthly dose of ideas and resources to help you in your life-long quest for interesting angles and important stories, looking at news through the gender lens.

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