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Women in the crossfire seek peace
10 Feb, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

A long-growing struggle between Anglophone and Francophone areas of Cameroon became violent since 2016. Villages have been destroyed, schools burned, parties that should dialogue have become intransigent and are using force. Women are seeking to make peace.
Seeking recognition as third gender
04 Feb, 2019 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In the Luo culture, intersex babies were traditionally killed. Marashan Rayah tried to protect her child from stigma by keeping his [preferred pronoun] condition secret. That didn't work. Her child, Darlan Rukih, has finally come out publicly as intersex, someone with both male and female genitals and hormones. After many years of trying to hide and fathering a son, he...
Cory MorningStar discusses her new series: The Manufacture of Greta Thunberg - For Consent
01 Feb, 2019 | 0:59:36 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour, we consider the possibility that some of the most prominent climate campaigns on the planet, including the Greta Thunberg-led Climate Strikes are in fact being co-opted by the world's most prominent financial elites, via vehicles like large environmental NGOs, to serve a pre-existing agenda having more to do with expanding capitalism than reversing or...
Media women standing up to power
28 Jan, 2019 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Velvet Revolution is a documentary about women in media reporting on corruption and human rights and facing repercussions. Nupur Basu from India was the Executive Producer of this award-wining film, which was commissioned by the International Association of Women in Radio and Television in 2017. Nupur, who lives in India, coordinated six directors from Asia, Africa, the Pacific and North...
Youth Helping Youth in Kenya
20 Jan, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The German World Population Fund (DSW) supports youth peer education on sexual health in several African countries. In Kenya, this included a pageant to crown a Mr. and Miss Y2Y.
The work against gender-based violence
16 Dec, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Since 1991, thousands of women's organizations around the world have marked 16 Days of Activism against gender violence from November 25 through December 10th. In this program, you hear about efforts on the Kenya coast.
A new wave of youth infections - and a new prevention drug
26 Nov, 2018 | 0:28:42 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Sub-Saharan Africa has the lion's share of HIV infections and related deaths. These countries are turning greater attention on issues of youth - those born with the infection, and those who may be acquiring it through sex. Kenya is working on youth education and also becoming a leader in the prophylactic use of anti-retroviral drugs for those most at risk....
Voices from Radio Success
28 Oct, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Voices with translation from a series called Radio Sucess that aired in French on local radio in Togo. The girls and women featured speak frankly and movingly about their situation and their ambitions and advice for girls. Original song, too.
How America hobbles healthcare aid abroad
22 Oct, 2018 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On his first day in office, Trump reinstated and expanded the Global Gag Rule against recipients of US healthcare aid performing or speaking about abortions. Where did this rule come from and what does it do?
Yves Engler on his latest book - Left, Right: M
05 Oct, 2018 | 0:59:10 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour, the noted critic of Canadian foreign policy and special guest interviewer Paul Graham explore reason why established left of centre groups that challenge corporate power within Canada end up promoting and defending corporate power interests abroad, including military interventions. This contradictory reality forms the basis of his latest book: Left, Right: Marching to...
Changing rape culture community by community
26 Aug, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

An interview with Sizani Ngubane, co-founder of the Rural Women's Movement based in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa, about the origins of rape culture in her region, its confusion with the traditional cultural practice of ukuthwala, and the delicate process of bringing communities to reject, prosecute and defend against all forms of rape and abduction.
Menstrual supplies and education in Scotland, India, and Kenya
30 Jul, 2018 | 0:28:41 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Menstruation education and attempts to remedy "period poverty" are catching on around the world. This program contrasts efforts in Scotland, India, and Kenya. Differences include whether the menstrual products made available are commercial, a new re-usable commercial design, or a re-usable product from a local nonprofit. Advocates for period education range from family members to grassroots organizations, to the First...
A Source of Discrimination and Pride
01 Jul, 2018 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Everyone has an accent, but some people who think they speak "standard English" discriminate against those who don't sound like them. This is a major problem encountered by immigrants, as well as people of minority races. The women in this program deal with that problem, either personally on a daily basis or professionally in teaching students and professionals to listen...
J Michael Spingmann and Barrie Zwicker examine the migrant crisis as a deliberate geostrategy
30 Jun, 2018 | 0:59:10 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week’s Global Research News Hour, we examine the European migrant crisis from the perspective of geo-strategy. Former U.S. State Department Official, whistleblower and author J Michael Springmann sees the mass movement of peoples from militarily compromised countries in North Africa and Southwest Asia as not only a consequence, but a deliberate instrument of US geo-strategy. We discuss his...
Building knowledge and attitude for careers in STEM
09 Apr, 2018 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Young women in Mombasa formed an organization called Pwani Teknowgalz that teaches girls and ladies coding, website creation, and app development. So far, they worked with students in 180 secondary schools and 4 universities. Teachers and students talk about their projects and emphasize the importance of female mentors and role models.
Nobel Peace Laureate led women peacemakers in Liberia
02 Mar, 2018 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Shortly before she was announced as a Nobel Peace Laureate, Leymah Gbowee was on a book tour in the US. She gave Janie Rezner of Women's Voices a passionate and wide-ranging interview about herself, her culture, the successful Liberian women's peace movement, and why women must take our share of responsibility for politics and peacemaking. References UNSCR 1325
The UN Security Council Resolution on Women, Peace and Security
02 Mar, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Adopted unanimously by the UN Security Council on 31 October 2000, 1325 calls for women's participation in conflict resolution, peacekeeping, and peacebuilding. The now-closed Women's Tribune Center, which specialized in disseminating information from the UN in forms usable at the grassroots, commissioned radio announcements and dramas on the topic. Included in this 2007 WINGS production are dramas from Uganda, the...
Voices of the Americas, on the 2017 Women's March
15 Jan, 2018 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

One year later, WINGS re-captures the spirit of the 2017 Women's March, in the voices of participants from Washington DC; New York, Texas, Arizona, and Nairobi; Bogota, Colombia; and Vancouver BC Canada. Includes music, crowd sound, and encouragement to resist.
Recalling the media critic's work on media distortion and the 'manufacture of consent.'
01 Dec, 2017 | 0:59:29 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's broadcast of the Global Research News Hour, we pay tribute to noted media critic and anti-war activist, and U.S. foreign policy dissident Edward Herman, on the occasion of his recent passing. Guests include in order of appearance, the writer, journalist and broadcaster Stephen Lendman, Jeff Cohen, founder of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), Writer and broadcaster...
Uganda Media Women's Association's long-running community radio station
23 Oct, 2017 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Starting in 2001, the Uganda Media Women's Association decided to address the lack of women's issues and voices on the air by creating their own radio station. 60% of positions at the station are filled by women and girls. Discussion of what the station does for the community and station participants, and how they do it.
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