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WINGS#01-17 Women vs. Extremism

Kenyan women are organizing against radicalization of youth to perform violent acts


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Length: 0:28:44
Uploaded: 24 Apr, 2017

Recording Date: 23 Apr, 2017
Recording Location: Mombasa, Kenya; Denman Island, BC, Canada
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Language: English
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Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS#01-17 Women vs. Extremism
Description: Al Shabaab is extending its influence to youth in Kenya, increasingly including girls. Women's organizations are networking with government and other sectors, and learning and promoting better strategies to reverse the trend and cope. Six women talk about what is happening and what is to be done in this report by Diana Wanyonyi in Mombasa.

Host(s): Diana Wanyonyi
Featured Speakers/Guests: Irene Wanyoike is vice chair of Kenya’s National Cohesion Integration Commission. Afya Rama is the chairlady of the Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organization in Mombasa, a nongovernmental organization that empowers women and fights for their rights in the society. Mrs. Kibibi Abdallah is Mombasa County’s director of education. Nancy Mulu is a project officer at Kenya’s National Cohesion Integration Commission. Salma Hemed is a programme officer at Haki Africa, a human rights organization based in Mombasa. Also heard, an eyewitness to an attack by two girls on a police station.

Credits: Produced by Diana Wanyonyi; Series Editor, Frieda Werden.


Regional > Africa
Politics > Feminism
Society and Culture > Childhood
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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