[ABU Special] Geena Davis on Gender Inequality in Media
On this week’s Seoul Report, we meet Geena Davis, an Academy Award winner who starred in such films as “Thelma and Louise”, “a League of their own”, and popular TV series “Commander in Chief.
As the International Telecommunication Union’s special envoy, Davis visited South Korea and delivered a speech at a forum, “Women with the Wave” of The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union’s General Assembly.
On the day that coincided with the United Nation’s International Day of the Girl Children (Oct. 11), the long-time advocate of women and girls spoke about her works aimed at diversifying media portrayals of women for children, and combat gender stereotyping.
Richard Rho, Saxophonist, Jazz Band ‘Prelude’
Min Son, Curator, Daelim Museum
Stephen Linton, Chairman, Eugene Bell Foundation
Kim SeHwang, Professional Musician (Guitarist)
Young-woo Kim, Programmer, The Green Film Festival in Seoul
Moon Tae-jong, professional basketball player, Changwon LG Sakers
Yoo Jee-ho, Sports Journalist, Yonhap News Agency
David Slatter, Marketing Manager, UK Trade & Investment
'Loose Union' Musicians (Ollie Walker, Danny Arens, Ethan Waddell & Eric Davis)
Per Pettersson, CEO Jjang Entertainment