Gender and the Media

Assessment of Laws and Policies on Gender Equality in Mess Media

Li Yani
Women's Studies Institute of China
Lin Danyan
Beijing Nomal University
Journal of Shandong Women's University 2016-4

Abstract:Gender equality in the mass media is one of the core criteria to judge the level of gender equality in the whole country. The legislation and administration in mass media has undergone an uneven course of development in China since 1990s, which anyhow significantly enhanced the popularization of gender equality.Meanwhile, the spreading of the awareness of gender equality in turn accelerates the advance of laws, regulations and policies in the field of mess media. However, further perfection is necessary concerning some defects of existing laws, regulations and policies.
Keywords:mass media, laws and policies, gender, retrospective analysis

Paper type:Published