Margaret
Gallagher
Nationality: 
Irish
Email: 
gallammv@aol.com
Affiliation and Cooperation: 
UNESCO Communication and Information Sector
Affiliation and Cooperation: 
UNESCO Division for Gender Equality
Affiliation and Cooperation: 
United Nations Development Fund for Women
Affiliation and Cooperation: 
World Association for Christian Communication
Affiliation and Cooperation: 
European Commission
Activist, Consultant, Researcher
Global, Regional

Thematic Areas

Print, Broadcast
Public Service, Community/Citizens
Access, Inclusion and Participation, Diversity and Pluralism, Information, Communication and Expression Rights, Social Justice & Democracy
Content
Development, Gender
Specific Themes: 
Women's Rights
Specific Themes: 
Women in decision-making
Specific Themes: 
Women Empowerment
Specific Themes: 
Stereotypes
Specific Themes: 
Gender&Media
Specific Themes: 
Gender Policies
Specific Themes: 
Gender Mainstreaming
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GMMP
Specific Themes: 
Equal Opportunities
Specific Themes: 
Communication Rights
Specific Themes: 
Access to Information

Short Bio

Margaret Gallagher is a freelance researcher and writer specializing in gender and media. She has carried out research, development and evaluation projects for the United Nations Statistics Division, UNIFEM, UNESCO, the International Labour Office, the Council of Europe, the European Commission and the European Audiovisual Observatory. In 1986 she established the European Commission's Steering Committee for Equal Opportunities in Broadcasting, which she coordinated until 1990. From 1989 to 1999 she worked on the Prix Niki, the European Commission's biennial television prize for innovative portrayal of women and men. Most recently she has been consultant to a consortium of five European broadcasters for the development of an audiovisual training kit Screening Gender (1997-2000), and to the World Association for Christian Communication for the second Global Media Monitoring Project (2000). She is a member of the editorial advisory boards of Gazette: The International Journal of Communication Studies (Sage) and Feminist Media Studies (Routledge).

Created by: Claudia Padovani