24.08.2006

ANNEX TO THE BIH PRESS CODE

The Press Council of BiH has discussed proposed annex to the Press Code regarding treatment of gender sensitive issues in print media, on regular session held on 24th of August 2006.

Proposed annex was adopted in the following form:


Annex No. 1:

General Provisions, Article 1

The press shall abide by standards of human rights defined by the international and BiH acts on human rights.

The press shall develop awareness on gender equality and respect of individuality as the integral part of human rights.


Annex No. 2:  Article 4a

Gender Equality and Respect of Individuality

Newspapers and magazines shall avoid direct or indirect comments that might cause inferior treatment of individuals or discrimination based on sex, gender, sex identity, gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation.

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