Dear all

Thank you for being a part of Doha Centre for Media Freedom’s first cartoon contest last year. We are reaching out to you because DCMF will be participating at the UNESCO Global Forum on Media and Gender which will be held in Bangkok from Dec 2-4. We would like you to be a part of this forum by participating in a cartoon exhibit that DCMF is organizing based on the theme of "Media and Gender." We will be selecting around 20 cartoons that will be showcased in Bangkok. This is another excellent opportunity to showcase your work at a global level in front of hunders of leaders, decision makers and activists.

Cartoon Exhibition on Media and Gender- General Guidelines

The theme of this exhibition is "Media and Gender." Suggested topics include promoting gender equality and eliminating gender-based stereotypes in the media.

Selected work will be exhibited at UNESCO’s Global Forum for Media and Gender from Dec 2-4, 2013 in Thailand. Click here to read more about it-

DCMF will pay $250 for the 20 cartoons that will be featured during the exhibition in December.

Each participant can contribute more than one cartoon to the competition.

Any text written on the cartoon should be translated into English.

Cartoons can be either black and white or in colour.

Only original work will be accepted.

All submissions must include the name, email address, telephone number and a brief biography of the cartoonist.

Only still cartoons will be accepted.

The image should be in .png. gif. Jpg or . jpeg formats only and the minimum size is 3 MB.

DCMF reserves the right to reuse the received work at various platforms. The organisation does not take responsibility for returning the work to its author after the competition.

The size of the cartoon should be at least A4; 21 by 29.2 cm; or 8.50 by 11 inches.

All submissions must be sent to by October 31st, 11:59 PM AST.