This report assesses the extent to which the government has implemented 12 gender-related Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). These KPIs were developed by the former Ministry of Women and Child Affairs towards achieving Goal 5 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals on gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls.
A considerable amount of research on ‘fake news’ or information disorder tends to to focus on social media as the producer and distributor of false content. Within this discourse on information disorder, mainstream media is often positioned as an inadvertent distributor of false and harmful content – not as a producer of such content. Therefore, limited attention is paid to the role of mainstream media as both a producer and distributor of information disorder.