Oscar nominees: ‘Women are missing stamp of approval’ says Jane Fonda

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Only 25% of non-acting nominees at Academy Awards are female, with no women in best directing category – report

Women make up only a quarter of non-acting nominees at this year’s Oscars, it has been calculated.

A study by the Women’s Media Center – an organisation co-founded in 2005 by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem – established that 25% of behind-the-camera nominees were female – and none were in the categories for directing, cinematography, editing, original score and visual effects.

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