Gender Equity Seminar in New Delhi – May 20-21, 2006

Gender Equity Seminar in New Delhi – May 20-21, 2006

A seminar on gender equity will be held in New Delhi on May 20-21 as part of the EU-India project, Building Paths to Equality in Journalism. This seminar will be based on the IFJ’s two-day gender equity training module. Specific focus will be placed on women, unions and ethics – promoting employment security, gender equality and ethical journalism. The detailed agenda is as follows:

DAY 1

Session 1:

9.00 – 9.30             Introductions, expectations and icebreaker

                                 (Pamela Morinière, IFJ /Parul Sharma, AINEF)


Session 2:

9.30 – 10.30           Introducing the Issue

                                  (Laxmi Murthy, IFJ)


10.30 – 11.00        Break


Session 3:

11.00 – 11.30        The IFJ’s Global Campaign for Women in the Media

                                 (Pamela Morinière, IFJ)


Session 4:

11.30 – 12.30        Women in the Media: Sharing our Experience

                                 (Annegret Witt Barthel, DJV)


12.30 – 1.30          Lunch


Session 5:

1.30 – 2.15            Skills for Women in Media Unions: Part 1: Effective Communication                                                                                                                   (Laxmi Murthy, IFJ)


Session 6:

2.15 – 3.15            Group Work: Prioritising the Issues 

                                (Parul Sharma, AINEF)


3.15 – 3.45           Break


3.45 – 4.45            Group Work: Prioritising the Issues - report back

                                (Parul Sharma)


Session 7:

4.45 – 5.00            Recap, check expectations, agenda for Day 2 and wrap up 

                                (Pamela Morinière, Parul Sharma)


DAY 2

9.00 – 9.30             Recap of Day 1, agenda for Day 2, icebreaker

                                (Pamela Moriniere/Parul Sharma)


Session 8:

9.30 – 10.30          Guest speaker and questions

                                 (Journalist gender activist-to be confirmed)


10.30 – 11.00        Break


Session 9:

11.00 – 11.50       Skills for Women in Media Unions: Part 2 Campaigning

                                (Annegret Witt Barthel)


Session 10:

11.50 – 12.30       Building Activists

                                (Parul Sharma)


12.30 – 1.30         Lunch


Session 11:

1.30 – 3.00           Group work: devising a campaign

                               (Annegret Witt Barthel)


3.00 – 3.30           Break


3.30 – 4.30           Group work continued: devise a campaign - report back


Session 12:

4.30 – 5.00           Final comments, check expectations and evaluations

                              (Pamela Morinière/ Parul Sharma) 



                            With the financial support of the European Union