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  1. How to address women’s rights amid conflict and instability – our work in Libya

    Ghufran Ashor

    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.

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  2. Handing the microphone to Afghan women

    Shazia Haya

    Presenter, Open Jirga, BBC Media Action Afghanistan

    Handing the microphone to Afghan women

    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...

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  3. “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.

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  4. How Somali women are supporting the country’s economy – and its future

    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.

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  5. Continuing the fight against COVID-19 in Ethiopia

    Annis Tefferi

    Social Media Producer, BBC Media Action Ethiopia

    Continuing the fight against COVID-19 in 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.

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  6. Women making waves: It’s time to take us seriously says radio station mentee

    Chishaba Masengu

    Mentor, BBC Media Action Zambia

    Women making waves: It’s time to take us seriously says radio station mentee

    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.

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  7. Hear Me Too: a drama to tackle violence against Rohingya women in Cox’s Bazar

    Sarah Bradshaw

    Training Manager, BBC Academy International

    Hear Me Too: a drama to tackle violence against Rohingya women in Cox’s Bazar

    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.

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