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South Africa Politics vs Women's Human Rights
12 May, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The Helen Suzman Foundation called it "a cynical move to curry favour with traditional leaders." Two months before the May 2019 elections, the ANC-led Parliament passed - for the 3rd time - the Traditional Courts Bill that would allow chiefs of the former apartheid-established "homelands" to have legislative, executive and judicial powers all rolled into one. The women's and human...
CIUT's Phil Taylor and book author Judi Rever reveal the crimes of the RPF in Rwanda
12 Apr, 2019 | 0:59:09 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On a week corresponding with the 25th anniversary of the start of the Rwandan genocide, the Global Research News Hour shines a light on research pointing to the under-examined crimes committed by the Tutsi-dominated Rwandan Patriotic Front before, during and after the infamous 100 day killing spree that claimed hundreds of thousands of African lives. Our guests include radio host...
Building a counternarrative to financial myths
08 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Social Protection: Definition, Context, Vision was a panel at the daylong Civil Society Consultation preceding the 2019 meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. In this second of two programs from the panel, the conversation turns to what is being done to shift the financial hegemony that robs communities and countries of the means to protect their...
Discussing NATO and Western imperialism with Mahdi Nazemroaya and Andre Vltchek
05 Apr, 2019 | 0:59:22 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization celebrates its 70th anniversary, the Global Research News Hour takes a more critical look at the 29 member alliance and the agenda it pursues under the pre-text of 'promoting peace and freedom.' Guests include Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, sociologist, geopolitical analyst, and author of The Globalization of NATO; and Andre Vltchek, novelist, film maker, journalist...
Policy Trends in Africa and Latin America
01 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Women experts dig into the economic and political issues that affect governments' support for healthcare, cash support for mothers with small children, pensions and social security, especially in African and Latin American countries. Recorded March 10th in New York, at the Civil Society Consultation around the UN Commission on the Status of Women. Panel hosted by NGO-CSW New York. The...
Radio coverage from New York USA and Yaounde Cameroon
25 Mar, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

A lively history of International Working Women's Day's origin, its eclipse in the US, and its revival in the 1960's. The day is now better known as International Women's Day - or IWD for short. Program ends with a collage of voices of women (and some men) marking International Women's Day and the week leading up to it, in Cameroon.
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...
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