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Int’l conference on role of media in bridging gender gap kicks off

By JT - Dec 04,2017 - Last updated at Dec 05,2017

AMMAN — The international conference on the role of media in bridging the gender gap kicked off on Monday, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The conference organised by the Centre for Woman Studies at the University of Jordan and Arab Women Media Centre, discusses issues related to economic empowerment of woman in media, the role of female journalists in facing the stereotypes against women in media and building the capabilities of females in media.

HRH Princess Basma, the honorary president of the two centres, stressed the importance of cooperation and exchanging expertise among women in Arab media to bring more focus on the issues of the Arab women and her community.

The princess praised the efforts of women in Arab media, especially during the current challenges that face the Arab world.

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