Plank 16 of the National Plan of Action directed communications industries to employ women in all job categories, especially policy-making positions, and expand technical training opportunities. It also recommended affirmative efforts to expand “the portrayal of women to include a variety of roles and to represent accurately the numbers and lifestyles of women in society.” Commissioner Sey Chassler moved the resolution to the floor on November 20. Before a vote could take place, the reporters and photographers had to clear the aisles. “We are all women on the move,” Anne Saunier, the session’s presiding officer, said. “Now what we want to see is media on the move.” The plank carried without amendment.

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