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  1. To the polls: Radio changes the story for people with disabilities in Nigeria

    Michael Ashofor

    Producer, BBC Media Action Nigeria

    To the polls: Radio changes the story for people with disabilities in Nigeria

    On World Radio Day, discover how we’re using radio in Nigeria to help people with disabilities get their voices heard in the country’s general elections.

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  2. This is Our Voice: helping women press for progress in Sierra Leone

    Ed Kargbo

    Head of Production, Sierra Leone

    Radio programme Dis Na Wi Voice (This is Our Voice) is reaching marginalized groups, helping them tackle and overcome the issues they're facing - whether it's how to reach their political aspirations, or tackling the barriers to their fight for equality.

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  3. The story of Story Story: 13 years of drama making a difference in Nigeria

    Deji Arosho

    Head of Production and Training, BBC Media Action Nigeria

    The story of Story Story: 13 years of drama making a difference in Nigeria

    After more than 13 years, over 500 episodes and even a visit from The Queen Story Story: Voices from the Market is taking a break. As the last episode was broadcast on Sunday Deji Arosho looks back at the history of the popular radio drama and its impact on listeners.

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  4. Home safe home: helping people in Nepal ‘build back better’

    Pratibha Tuladhar

    Senior Producer/Stakeholder Liaison, BBC Media Action, Nepal

    Home safe home: helping people in Nepal ‘build back better’

    On International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction we explore how Sajha Sawal – our TV current affairs show in Nepal – is helping communities displaced by the 2015 earthquakes get the support they need to rebuild safer homes in safer locations.

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  5. Flying solo after training with BBC Question Time

    Ali Sharif and Rob Hopkin

    Flying solo after training with BBC Question Time

    Ali Sharif wanted to be an airline pilot but after joining BBC Media Action in North Africa - and with help from BBC Question Time director Rob Hopkin - he is now the director of Hiwar Mushtarak, a TV debate show increasing people’s knowledge of current affairs and holding those in power to account.

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  6. Express yourself: asking fresh questions with Facebook Live in Nepal

    Pratibha Tuladhar

    Senior Producer/Stakeholder Liaison, BBC Media Action, Nepal

    Express yourself: asking fresh questions with Facebook Live in Nepal

    Social media is providing a platform for young voices in a new programme called Taja Sawal (Fresh Questions) in Nepal. The studio painted with murals by volunteers illustrates the vibrant and youthful approach to the new show. Pratibha Tuladhar speaks with the two new young presenters to get...

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  7. No answers without questions: a decade of debate in Nepal

    Pratibha Tuladhar

    Senior Producer/Stakeholder Liaison, BBC Media Action, Nepal

    No answers without questions: a decade of debate in Nepal

    As Sajha Sawal broadcasts its 500th episode, the team members reflect on what the programme means for the Nepali audience – and them.

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  8. Social media tips from Doctor Who help launch new Palestinian youth drama

    Jose Vila

    Social Media Manager, Drama, BBC Worldwide

    Social media tips from Doctor Who help launch new Palestinian youth drama

    Jose Vila, social media manager for Doctor Who on advising BBC Media Action’s new TV drama in the Palestinian Territories.

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  9. Going global with Facebook Live

    Bidhya Chapagain

    Presenter

    Going global with Facebook Live

    Hundreds of thousands of people across the world joined our first two Facebook Lives from Nepal, grabbing the opportunity to question an inspiring group of female personalities and politicians.

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  10. “I will be there even if my bodyguards refuse to accompany me.”

    Shirazuddin Siddiqi

    Country Director, Afghanistan

    “I will be there even if my bodyguards refuse to accompany me.”

    Not even a series of bomb blasts stopped people attending a national TV debate on the topic of women’s equality in Afghanistan.

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