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The impact of COVID-19 on women in Sierra Leone and the role the media can play

Jan 13, 2023

Learn about the connection between gender and COVID-19 in Sierra Leone and the role that the media can play in providing accurate public health information tailored to women.

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Collaborating on the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence

Dec 8, 2022

Find out how Farm Radio International collaborated this year on the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. Learn about a coalition of women’s rights organizations in Burkina Faso and the ways that radio stations got involved in the campaign.

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Canada invests in radio to broadcast nature-based solutions in Africa.

Aug 23, 2022

Over five years, Canada will address climate change and biodiversity loss in rural Africa through an innovative 10.9 million dollar investment by Global Affairs Canada in radio programs that highlight and promote nature-based solutions.

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This family has changed their mind about giving their daughter away in marriage. Instead, she is finishing her school.

Changing minds about girls’ education

Jul 6, 2022

What happens when one family about to give their daughter away in marriage learns about the importance of education on the radio.

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Women in non-traditional roles. Hear their story

Apr 27, 2022

Belinda Akos Akab is excelling as a mechanical engineer and hopes she can help other women succeed in the male-dominated trades.

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How radio can #BreakTheBias this International Women’s Day

Mar 7, 2022

Farm Radio International is supporting radio stations across Africa develop programming that promotes gender equality in their communities.

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Radio Média + CI Bouaké, winner of the 2022 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

Mar 7, 2022

The Leadership au feminin (Female Leadership) program from Radio Media + is dedicated to women and attempts to break down gender stereotypes.

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15 million listeners tune in to weekly programs on gender equality

Mar 1, 2022

More than 90 per cent of people in listening clubs say radio programs have transformed gender norms in their communities thanks to a Farm Radio International project.

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Farm Radio and CODE to co-lead a new project on sexual and reproductive health rights in Malawi

Dec 8, 2021

Two Canadian NGOs, Farm Radio International and CODE are working together on a new project that aims to improve access to health information and services for teenage girls and young women in Malawi.

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Bridging the extension gap with radio

Dec 6, 2021

Radio programs in Malawi have helped farmers access agricultural extension support in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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