This report presents an outcome of the assessment on women's participation in the Nepali print media as news source, news actors and news reporters. Women’s participation in meager in Nepali media.
The Review shows various weaknesses in the Policy including negative restrictions, no mention of foreign investment in Nepali media, failure to link policy with the citizen and social accountability of the policy, baseless allocation of the of radio frequency, and others.
freedom1 Forum observed relatively peaceful atmosphere for media this year (2016) with significant decline on number of press freedom1 violations. FF recorded only 25 incidents of press freedom1 violations during 2016 against 83 of 2015. With 25 incidents of violations, nearly 75 media persons were affected. Despite having much awaited constitution in place, political stability was threatened especially due to political parties' differences over provincial demarcation, which undoubtedly kept media under fear of intimidations.