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Educator slams media’s portrayal of women

Educator slams media’s portrayal of women

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  MEDIA'S REPRESENTATION of women is limited only to the roles of mothers and wives, leaving out the real problem they face in the society, a professor from the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman told Artlets in a forum held Tuesday. Bernadette Villanueva Neri, deputy director of UP Center for Women's and Gender Studies Training, Outreach, and Extension Program, said women are being “misinterpreted” in the media. “Nais ipakilala ang kababaihan sa media, sa patalastas, at sa pelikula, bilang mga ina, bilang asawa […] at [ang mga] babaeng martir ay biktima, mahina,” Neri said. Citing soap advertisements in Philippine television, Neri said even commercials do not portray the real situation of the majority of women in the country, who experience physical abuse. ...