BBC unveils global content highlighting women’s rights
The BBC is to give a stronger voice to women in its global news output with a new season of programming, 100 Women, set to shine a light on the lives of women around the world.
According to Rapid TV News, the 100 Women season, will run through October and will feature special reports, programmes and discussions across BBC World News television, BBC World Service radio and BBC.com.
“We’re determined to make sure we are hearing women’s voices and telling women’s stories on all of the BBC’s global news channels. This season is a chance for us to look at the big picture and take stock of where we are with women’s rights around the world,” said Fiona Crack, editor, 100 Women.
Liliane Landor, controller of language services, BBC, says: “This season comes in direct response to our audience’s feedback. Women have told us they want to hear themselves and their experiences better reflected and represented on the World Service.