Margaret Gallagher is an international media consultant and researcher. Since her first book, Unequal Opportunities: The Case of Women and the Media (Paris, Unesco Press, 1981), she has authored numerous analyses of gender patterns in the world's media. Her consultancy work has included projects for the United Nations Statistics Division, UNIFEM, UNESCO, the International Labour Office, the Council of Europe, the European Commission, the European Audiovisual Observatory and the World Association for Christian Communication.