CRTD.A || “Women’s Economic Empowerment and the role of the media” || Bekaa 21 & 22 February 2013

Fri, 03/15/2013

CRTD.A organised a training workshop on “Women’s Economic Empowerment and the role of the media”.  The workshop was organised within the framework of its Regional Economic Empowerment of Women Project which is funded by CIDA and Oxfam Quebec.
The workshop was held in Zahleh - Beqaa on 21st & 22nd of February with 14 participants.  The interactive sessions focused on strengthening the capacities of participants in the following key thematic and skills areas:

  • Mainstreaming gender in the media
  • Advocacy for empowering women
  • Gender and the economy
  • Women in the Lebanese economy
  • The economic role of rural women cooperatives
  • Challenges that the media face in addressing the gender gap in economic participation
  • How to measure the impact of the media in addressing the gender gap
  • Analysis the media discourse from a gender perspective
  • Ethics and the media

By the end of the workshop, participants were requested to write an article on any of the topics covered by the workshop.  The articles will be peer reviewed during the second stage of the training and will be published on the project portal with a view to selecting the three best articles for international publishing.