Media Monitoring

Gender Based Violence: A snapshot of Kenyan Newspapers’ coverage of violence against women

December 10, 2005 to October 2006

This report is part of the African Woman and Child Features Service (AWC) project that provides regular analyses of media content but from a gender perspective. This particular report analyses coverage of gender violence by Kenyan newspapers as part of the wider activities to mark this years (2006) “16 Days of Activism” campaign.

A study of Media monitoring of the Media Coverage of the 2007 Post-Election Violence in Kenya

Print Media Monitoring Report:Electoral Violence Targeting Women Aspirants in the 2013 Elections

This report provides the findings of the print media monitoring of electoral violence directed at women candidates who aspired for the various elective seats in the run-up to March 4th 2012 General Elections in Kenya.

This report is part of the research work undertaken by the African Woman and Child Feature Service (AWC), one of the CSOs that implemented the UN Women Project. The project worked with key stakeholders including the public, the media, women, the general voters, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, political parties, law enforcement agencies, and County governance structures to enhance a peaceful election and the culture of tolerance through the strengthening and capacity building of networks at community, regional, national and the global level.

The overall objective of the print media monitoring of gender and electoral related violence was to capture and report how the mainstream media reported women candidates and captured gender related issues including electoral related violence targeting women candidates who vied for elective posts and participated in the various stages of the electoral process leading to March 4th General Elections in Kenya.

Who Makes the News? The Global Media Monitoring Project 2010

The Global Media Monitoring report 2010 reveals that women are still significantly underrepresented and misrepresented in news media coverage, according to Global Media Monitoring Project research in 108 countries coordinated by the World Association for Christian Communication, despite significant change since the project began 15 years ago.

The 2010 report contains a plan of action for media professionals and others committed to gender-ethical news media.

GMMP research in Kenya and East Africa was coordinated by African Woman and Child Feature Service (AWC).Media monitored include all mainstream media in print and electronic.

The GMMP is the largest and longest running research and advocacy initiative on fair and balanced gender representation in the news media. It is coordinated by WACC, a global network of communicators promoting communication for social change, in collaboration with data analyst Media Monitoring Africa, and with support from the United Nations Development Fund for Women.


Media Coverage of the 2007 Post-Election Violence in Kenya

Media Coverage of the 2007 Post-Election Violence in Kenya

The Gender Mainstreaming Perspective -  A Study of Media Monitoring

Print Media Monitoring Report of Electoral Violence Targeting Women

Print Media Monitoring Report : Electoral Violence Targeting Women Aspirants in the 2013 General Elections in Kenya

1st December 2012 - March 10 2013

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