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The representation of the women on television and with the radio - 2017

Publication date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018


For the third consecutive year, the chains of television and radio gave to the CSA, like required it the legislator, of the quantitative and qualitative indicators on the representation of the women and the men in their programs. The presence of the women proves in light rise on the antennas in 2017, constant in particular by the general channels of the public service. Consult the report below.

Synthesis

Key figures:

  • A presence of the women in light rise on the antennas - confused television and radio - compared to 2016 (40% are +2 points)
  • An underrepresentation of the women on television, at the hours of strong audiences (29% on the slice 18:00 - 20h against 42% with total)
  • A rise of the rate the expert ones (+5 points) compared to 2016, confused television and radio (35% of expert vs. 65% of experts)
  • The expert much most significant part on the general channels of the public service compared to the private general channels - TF1, Canal+, M6 - (41% vs. 27%)
  • An important rise of the rate the expert ones with the radio (+8 points) compared to 2016 (37% vs. 29%)
  • The political category “invited” is that, television and radio confused, which counts less women (27%)
  • A significant decrease of this rate was even raised compared to 2016 (- 5 points)

Actions of the CSA in 2017:

  • Four interventions near the chains: 1 simple letter; 1 formal notice; two sanctions
  • On October 31st, 2017, publication of a study on the representation of the women in the TV commercials

Recommendations:

  • To incite the editors to define objectives of progression to improve the presence of the women on their antennas and in particular of the expert ones
  • To reinforce vigilance in the choice of the programs declared under the programs fighting against the prejudices sexists and the violences made to the women, by privileging those which have as an aim main object to contribute to it

Actions considered in 2018:

  • To carry out a relative study with the representation of the women conveyed in the programs most viewed in the media controlled and not controlled by the Superior council of the audio-visual one
  • To realize, within the framework of the Network of the authorities of regulation Mediterranean (RIRM), a study on the information processing relating to the violence based on the kind
  • To carry out a relative study with the image of the women in the vidéomusiques ones and to engage a constructive dialogue with the musical sector.

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