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Fellows' Papers
Journalism & Democracy

Middle Eastern Women in the Media: A Battle Against Stereotypes

Amel al-Ariqi, managing editor at the Yemen Times, has researched how Middle Eastern women are portrayed in the media, and particularly on Al-Jazeera Arabic and Al-Jazeera English. She concludes that Al-Jazeera's mission to break down the stereotypes of women still needs more effort and focus to fairly reflect women’s issues.