Media Will Be Changed by Organized Struggle of All Stakeholders

İrem İnceoğlu and Elif Akçalı’s research within the frame of TÜSİAD’s (Turkish Industry and Business Association) Gender Equality in Television Series project was introduced on 5th March.

8 March 2018

Oya Ünlü, director of gender equality study group and Erol Bilecik, board chairman of TÜSİAD mentioned TÜSİAD’s studies on gender equality in the publicity meeting. Oya Ünlü indicated that their decision on making studies about media is to struggle against gender stereotypes. “We decided to focus on the sector of TV series after studying on commercials and publishing a guide for advertisers,” she said.

Demet Akbağ from Actors and Actresses Union, Birol Güven from TESİYAP (Association for TV and Cinema Film Producers) ,Ahmet Pura from RVD (Association for Advertisers), Meriç Demiray from SENDER (Association for Scriptwriters) and director Zeynep Günay Tan commented on where to start to enable gender equality in the sector of TV series.

The meeting led by TÜSİAD revealed that there were many more stereotypes to discuss and many steps to take forward.