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Digital Stories

Feb 12 2019

#NOT FUNNY -Video 1

Produced by Uks Research Centre

Theme - Gender-sensitive media

Funded by Uks Research Centre

Series of videos produced as part of Uks’ awareness and stoppage campaignagainst sexist humour and jokes -#NOTFUNNY.

Feb 13 2019

#NOT FUNNY -Video 2

Produced by Uks Research Centre

Theme - Gender-sensitive media

Funded by Uks Research Centre

Series of videos produced as part of Uks’ awareness and stoppage campaignagainst sexist humour and jokes -#NOTFUNNY.

Feb 14 2019

#NOT FUNNY -Video 3

Produced by Uks Research Centre

Theme - Gender-sensitive media

Funded by Uks Research Centre

Series of videos produced as part of Uks’ awareness and stoppage campaignagainst sexist humour and jokes -#NOTFUNNY.

September 2017

Women of Pakistan: The Past and Present

Produced by Nabeela Aslam

Theme - Women and democracy

Funded by Uks Radio Project

To commemorate the International Day of Democracy and 70 years of Pakistan, this digital story paystribute to the resilient and courageous women who fought against feudal bureaucracy and military dictatorships. Leading movements and raising their voices against the violation of citizen’s rights these women fought parallel battles with misogyny and patriarchal mind-sets.

January ,2017

Gender Just Media Drive

Produced by Nida Naeem

Theme - Gender-sensitive Media / Women’s Media complaint Cell Promotion

Funded by National Endowment for Democracy (NED), USA

This digital story summarizes the role of media –news, entertainment, adverts –in reinforcing negative and gender-biased social practices in the Pakistani society. It urges the audiences as media consumers to recognize the harmful content being fed to them and to raise their voice against it.

August,2016

Entertainment Media in Pakistani: Kal aur Aaj (Past and Present )

Produced by Nabeela Aslam

Theme - Gender-sensitive Media

Funded by National Endowment for Democracy (NED), USA

Discusses the shift in the content through time -from sensitive, decent and positive content towards insensitive, derogatory, stereotypical and gender-biased content.

2015

Kahani Badal Rahi Hai (Narrativesare changing)

Produced by Nabila Aslam

Theme -Gender-sensitive Media

Funded by National Endowment for Democracy (NED), USA

A digital story on views and reviews of ‘Mothers’ who received training on how to recognize early signs or inclination towards religious extremism in their sons in combatting violent extremism.

2015

Energy for People

Produced by Nabila Aslam

Theme -Alternate Energy Sources –Energy journalism

Funded by Shell

A series of five interesting stories of women and men, from rural areas of Pakistan including Thatta and KotAddu, depicting how people in the far-flung areas are innovatively using energy resources to meet their needs.The stories include :

  • Alternate energy (Biogas) initiatives by industrialists
  • Natural gas load-shedding impact onlivelihoods, Story of Tasleem, a tailor.
  • Case studyof Rukhsana Shoaib -a woman who changes engine oil at a workshop in Kot Addu, Sindh running a grocery store and oil change shop.
  • Story of Azam Khan, a mechanical engineer who designs solar energy based products
2014

SAVE Mother Schools

Countering Violent Extremism

Funded by Sister Against Violent Extremism (SAVE)

A digital story on views and reviews of ‘Mothers’ who received training on how to recognize early signs or inclination towards religious extremism in their sons in combatting violent extremism.

2010

More Women in Media

Women in Media

Funded by DANIDA

More of a treasure trove, this digital story brings together the views of the top female names in journalism in Pakistan, sharing their storiesof hitting their heads against the glass ceilingstill it gave way!!The aim is to highlight the fact that gender-responsive media content can only be produced through inclusion of women and their views. Women need to be at all tiers of production of media content so that the perspectives of almost half the population of the country are understood and taken account of.