Corpus ID: 208008176

Gender Representation in Animation: A Study on Children's Television Programming in India

@inproceedings{Jaggi2017GenderRI,
  title={Gender Representation in Animation: A Study on Children's Television Programming in India},
  author={R. Jaggi and R. K. Reddy},
  year={2017}
}
Children's cartoons under-represent women and privilege their physical appearance: facial attractiveness, body weight, unrealistic body shapes over any other trait that a woman could be positively identified with. There is a huge gap between women's position in the society and their portrayals on television. This paper primarily explores images of gender propagated on children's cartoon in Indian television programmes. Purposive sampling techniques has been used to identify the top five… Expand

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