Commitment to Action

Gender and Occupational Portrayals in Media

Commitment by

Geena Davis Institute On Gender In Media

In 2011, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and its programming arm, See Jane, committed to commission a study to analyze and examine occupational portrayals of women and girls in the media. The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media committed to review popular films, prime-time shows, and children's TV programming from 2006-2010. The research, to be conducted by the University of Southern California Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, will detail variables such as the speaking roles of characters and their occupations in film and deliver an executive summary and final report in July of 2012.

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Commitment

Gender and Occupational Portrayals in Media

Launched

2011

Est. Duration

1 year

Estimated Total Value

$133,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

Geena Davis Institute On Gender In Media

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

University of Southern California