de Bruin, Marjan
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Looking beyond the 'body count' in the Caribbean
Date of Publication
In 1998, media activists and media workers from eleven countries in the Caribbean drew up the Kingston Declaration on Gender and Media Policy. Like Declarations on this topic drawn up in other regions in the world, it stated principles, intentions and guidelines designed to improve the media coverage on gender issues. Explores what happened after the 1998 meeting. Analyses the position of the relevant actors in this field; the changing focus of research on this topic, and the methodological challenges. In conclusion, identifies the major obstacles and problems and makes suggestions for designing new strategies.....