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(Women in Radio & Audio Production)
|Our mission is
to build a support network for women radio
producers and broadcasters worldwide.
develop and distribute funding for
women's radio broadcasting, production,
and distribution projects
promote and showcase the work of women in
radio worldwide, using web pages and
- To forge
links between radio women and their
allies: funders, a worldwide audience,
technical support people, strategic
partners, and the global women's
- To help
women worldwide develop their own
low-power micropower broadcasting
stations. And in doing so to provide
technical assistance, production
equipment, and training.
Women's Radio Fund is a member of Women's International
Network of AMARC (World Association of Community Radio
Broadcasters) and the International Association of Women
in Radio and Television.
The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) Africa promotes the right to communicate. They develop community radio through a number of services to members and by promoting access to and ownership of communication tools for community empowerment and social change. Click here for more information.
The Global Fun for Women seeds, stengthens and links women's rights organizations worldwide working to gain freedom from poverty, violence and discrimination. Since its inception in 1987, the Global Fund has provided significant support to groups engaged in radio and media work. Click here for more information.
International Women's Day
March 8, the Women’s International Day, is celebrated throughout the world. This special day provides an opportunity to reflect on the progress made to advance women's equality and emancipation, to assess the challenges facing women in contemporary societies, to consider future steps to enhance the status of women and, of course, to celebrate the gains made in these areas.
Broadcast Campaigns for Women's Day
AMARC-WIN will celebrate International Women's Day with 16-hours of
broadcasting over the internet. Through documentaries, interviews,
debates, poetry and music, community radio producers from Asia-Pacific,
Africa, Europe, North America and Latin America and the Caribbean will
discuss the various challenges women face around the world.
Individual files will be available for download at
Feminist International Radio Endeavour
FIRE will broadcast live on the International Women's Day from 9 am Costa Rican time (1500 UTC) till 5 pm as follows:
Spanish from 9:00am till 3:00pm
English from 3:00pm till 5:00pm
At 5pm a reprise (re-broadcasting) will be run.
Join theim in live transmission at www.fire.or.cr or www.radiofeminista.net
OTHER LINKS OF INTEREST
From Women's eNews - The Birth of Women's History Month
Dorothy Abbott, Founder of Women's Radio Fund
P.O. Box 242048, Memphis, TN 38124
Phone/fax: (901) 685-6950
WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service,
Box 95090, Kingsgate
Vancouver BC V5T 4T8 Canada
or email email@example.com