Gender Inequality and Communication

When:  Dec 3, 2020
While the global pandemic and civil and political unrest have captured a great deal of media attention, protests against gender inequality across industries, sectors and national borders continue to make headlines. And for good reason. The World Economic Forum reports that that the gap between men and women in economic participation is growing, and at present is expected to take 257 years to close. This talk examines the role language and communication have played in perpetuating gender inequality and how it can be used as a tool for emancipation and empowerment.