MAAR will host a launch event in November 2018 in New Delhi to coincide with the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November). We will present findings from our initial research in 2018, one of the largest comparative content analysis of news reporting of rape in India, covering ten newspapers across six languages in India for a three-month period (June to August 2018).
Media reporting of sexual violence: Why, what and how much?
UNESCO Auditorium, 1 San Martin Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
Pamela Philipose, Public Editor, The Wire
Neha Dixit, Independent journalist
|Lalitha Kumaramangalam, Director, India Foundation and former Chairperson, National Commission for Women|
|Anju Pandey, Ending Violence against Women (EVAW) Programme Specialist, UN Women|
|Rituparna Chatterjee, Independent journalist, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Runs @IndiaMeToo|
|Vakasha Sachdev, Associate Editor (Legal), The Quint|
Followed by the Premiere film screening of: The Six Faces of Sexual Violence
Interaction with director, Dr K Hariharan, Professor of Film Studies and Broadcast Television, Ashoka University.
Sexual violence and the media: what must change?
St Joseph’s College
PG Block and Research Centre
Langford Road, Bangalore 27
Ammu Joseph, Independent journalist and author
Dr Jagadeesh Narayana Reddy, Professor and Head of Forensic Medicine, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre
|Laxmi Murthy, Contributing Editor, Himal Southasian|
|Ragamalika Karthikeyan, Deputy News Editor, The News Minute|
|Samar Halarnkar, Editor, IndiaSpend.com|
|Sandhya Menon, Journalist|
Network of Women in Media, India
St. Joseph’s College
#MeToo and the Politics of Representation
Dr Shilpa Phadke
School of Media and Cultural Studies (SMCS),
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
|Panel members will be announced shortly.|
School of Media and Cultural Studies (SMCS), Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Performances and workshops
The Woman Wants to Know: How Media covers Rape in India
A forum theatre piece performed by the Natak Society and the Comedy Club
Venue: MPH, SSLA
The event has been organized to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Forum theatre is an interactive form of theatre that uses audience participation to look at larger conversations prevalent in the world today. Through this event the audience would have the opportunity to not only view a certain unfolding of events, but also create their own narratives by participating along with the actors.
Symbiosis School of Liberal Arts
The Natak Society and the Comedy Club
News coverage of sexual violence
Journalism workshop on news reporting of sexual violence and practical approaches to critiquing reporting conventions.
Venue: Malayala Manorama School of Journalism
Malayala Manorama School of Journalism
Sexual safety awareness workshop
Venue: Hoskote Govt High School
MVJ Medical College
Thilidhirali Baale (Girl, you should know this…)
Sexual safety workshop by Docfort Meducation..
Organised by Being Social.
Capacity building workshops
In the third phase of the MAAR project, May to October 2019, we will conduct capacity building workshops in partnership with UNESCO to train journalists in best practice guidelines on news reporting of rape and gendered violence. These will take place in urban and regional locations.