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#MeToo, beyond the Hollywood bubble – Global Media Forum 2018

Left to right: Urvashi Butalia, Ellen Harrington, Rokhaya Diallo, Karin Helmstaedt and Joumana Haddad

The #MeToo movement has been lauded as a catalyst for change. But what effects has it really had for women worldwide? A DW Arts.21 special brought international activists together at the Global Media Forum to find out.

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13.06.2018 | 20:19

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18-Year-Old Pop Singer Ginni Mahi Wows International Audience at the Global Media Forum in Bonn

Ginni Mahi, an 18-year-old pop singer from India’s northern state of Punjab, inspires change by campaigning for the rights of “lower” castes through music.

Date

12.06.2018 | 10:48

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“Can the media uphold gender equality and diversity in an age of great uncertainty?”

This was the topic of a panel discussion I attended at the Global Media Forum that was recently held in Bonn, Germany.

Featuring four female panelists and a male moderator, the discussion covered everything from the Women’s March on Washington and the use of social media to communicate women’s narratives that are not  published by the mainstream media in certain countries, to female quotas in the workplace and the UN’s sustainable development goals to achieve equal rights for women.

Date

27.06.2017 | 14:38

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