Tagged with: Women and girls
Business Manager, BBC Media Action North Africa
BBC Media Action is working to raise awareness about gender-related issues, to change harmful social norms and individual attitudes, and contribute to reducing gender inequality.
Presenter, Open Jirga, BBC Media Action Afghanistan
Four Afghan women were killed in as many days in March 2021 – targeted for being women working in television and in medicine. As Afghanistan’s peace process is marked by increasing violence, our Open Jirga and WhatMatters2U presenter Shazia Haya reflects on two remarkable programmes, featuring r...
“I want my voice to be heard” – how young radio co-hosts are pushing for gender equality in Sierra Leone
Mary Morgan and Mariama Sesay
Head of Production and Senior Producer, Sierra Leone
Our young guest co-hosts spark conversations about the everyday difficulties and imbalances that most affect them, and how they would like those around them to stand with them on calling out these issues.
Mohammed A. Gaas
Deputy Country Director, Somalia
After years of conflict, which left Somalia flagging without a functional central government, Somali women are taking charge of the country’s destiny by supporting the lives of millions of people.
Social Media Producer, BBC Media Action Ethiopia
Amid unrest and pandemic fatigue, our BBC Media Action Ethiopia team is working to train local media, and to deliver trusted information about COVID-19 and inspirational stories about how people are coping. Our social media producer Annis Tefferi gives us the behind-the-scenes view.
Mentor, BBC Media Action Zambia
This International Women’s Day, our mentor Chishaba in Zambia shares the inspiring story of Patricia, a news editor for a local radio station. She is one of a growing number of women in management in an industry which - in Zambia, as elsewhere – has traditionally been dominated by men.
Training Manager, BBC Academy International
For International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, hear from Sarah Bradshaw, Training Manager for BBC Academy International and experienced radio producer/director, who helped our teams in Bangladesh to develop a new radio drama to change attitudes towards gender-based violence.