Women In News’ 2019 International Women’s Day Campaign: #balanceournews

The ratio of women to men in the news is 1:3. It’s time to change this. In recognition of 8 March – International Women’s Day 2019, WAN-IFRA's Women In News is launching the 2019 International Women's Day Campaign: #balanceournews. Let’s come together to raise awareness about the lack of women's voices in news content, and demonstrate our community’s collective influence to find solutions to change this.

We invite everyone to join our #balanceournews campaign by publishing stories and features on your website, social media and/or in print to raise awareness about gender balance in the news and gender equality more generally: the problem, the challenges, great success stories, tech solutions. We’ve created two sample stories (included in the press pack below), as well eye-catching visuals for republishing or repurposing.


Download the press pack in Word format here.

Download the press pack in PDF format here.

Download the poster in web format here.

Download the poster in print format here.

Use the hashtags #balanceournews #womeninnews #IWD2019 #betterthebalance when you share your stories and visuals on social media.

Follow us on Twitter @womeninnews, or check out our Facebook page for more updates.

For any questions or queries you may have, please contact us at communications@womeninnews.org

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