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    New TV Study Finds Young Female Characters are Sexual Targets

    The Parents Television Counsel has released a new television study that looked at teen sexual exploitation on primetime television. They found that the primary target of the sexual exploitation were the female characters--primarily the teen ones--on the 238 sitcoms and dramas that they watched over ...

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    More Plays About Women Were Written in the 1900s than Today

    At an event that celebrated theater during the Suffragette movement, Professor Maggie Gale from the University of Manchester, revealed that her research had found that there were more plays written by women in crucial points in the 20th century than in the 21st.

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    UN Women and Geena Davis to Partner on Global Study on Representation of Females in Family Films

    UN Women is partnering with The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media to analyze the representations of female characters in family films globally. This is the first time a study of this nature has been done.

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    The Guardian Looks at the Lack of Gender Parity in UK Book Reviewing

    Recently, The Guardian took on a pretty huge task. They assessed how many male and female reviewers as well as the authors were reviewed in the major UK book sections for a month in 2012 and a month in 2013. They looked at publications ranging from the Daily Telegraph, The London Review of Books a...

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    Women in View Releases Report on the Status of Women Working in TV in Canada

    Women in View, a national non-profit organization dedicated to revitalizing the Canadian media industry by strengthening gender and cultural diversity both on screen and behind the scenes released a report Focus on Women 2013 and convened a symposium -- Sex Money Media -- to discuss the statistics a...

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    Geena Davis Speaks About the Lack of Opportunities for Women in Hollywood at the MPAA

    Last week, in a conversation with Rep. Rosa DeLaura, D-Conn., Geena Davis spoke to the Motion Picture Association of American about the lack of opportunities and the dismal statistics for women working in Hollywood. Davis touched upon many topics including ageism in Hollywood and citing her own expe...

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    Females Make Up Only 22% of Top Film Critics

    In a new study released today by the Center for Study of Women in Television and Film, the stats about female critics at the top sites, newspapers and outlets shows that the business is still very male centric.

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    British Study Shows Older Women are Pushed Off Screen

    A British study showed that as women television hosts age, they are increasingly pushed off screen. The study, which looked at BBC, Sky, ITN and Channel 5, tallied that out of 481 presenters at all the networks only 26 women over 50 are regularly on screen.

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    Why Women in Power Positions Matter

    While we are stil digesting the bad news from yesterday with the release of statistics on the low amount of women onscreen in films, TV continues to be the bright spot regarding women's representation onscreen. But as the film study showed, having women in leadership behinds the scenes matters to w...

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    The Backlash Continues: Women Onscreen Falls to a Five Year Low

    Make no mistake about it, no matter what you read or what people try and make you believe, things are not all roses and candy for women onscreen or behind the scenes in hollywood.

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