The report encloses freedom of press and expression updates from January to December 2018 which highlighted a total of 98 press freedom violations during this passing year 2018, a sharp rise compared to the previous year, 2017. Only 66 incidents were recorded in 2016.
This is three-monthly report prepared after monitoring the news content of mainstream provincial dailies through gender perspectives.
This report is based upon the monitoring of main news contents from 21 daily newspapers from seven Provinces of Nepal from April to June 2018.
As media is the mirror of society, the contents brought by them is essentially a topic to study to know more about local contexts.With this in background, Freedom Forum has expanded the monitoring of media contents to find the representation of women in major provincial newspapers.