Doordarshan adopts guidelines for gender sensitive programming
- The new code recommends that apart from regular shows, gender transformative ideas should be propagated
- Channels of the Doordarshan network should increase the participation and involvement of both men and women
New Delhi: In an effort to make television programming more gender balanced and progressive, public service broadcaster Doordarshan has brought in a set of new guidelines on gender sensitivity. The 20-page document that was released by A.Surya Prakash, chairman, Prasar Bharti recently, is aimed at challenging gender stereotypes and inequity, and constructing a gender diverse and equal society.
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