ANA/AFE #SeeHer movement addresses unconscious bias in media

Date of publication: November 7, 2017

Abstract:

The Association of National Advertisers (ANA), and its subcommittee, the Alliance for Family Entertainment (AFE) launched #SEEHER, a movement to increase accurate portrayal of women and girls in media. Advertising and entertainment programming are a powerful solution to changing public perceptions about unconscious gender bias. With a goal of increasing accurate portrayal of women and girls in media 20% by 2020 the ANA/AFE created data to benchmark progress called GEM (Gender Equality Measure) ABX, an ANA/AFE research partner, developed metrics, utilizing ABX syndicated research, to implement GEM scores across media and entertainment, creating the accountability for change.

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