Tagged with: youth
For the recent World Press Freedom Day conference (WPFD2019) in Ethiopia, we sponsored two youth delegates – Bwale Mutanuka from Zambia and Kefa Hussein from Tanzania – to take part in the conference's Youth Newsroom initiative. Learn about their action-packed experiences!
Community Mobilisation Manager
On International Day of the Girl, find out how a radio programme helped a schoolgirl in South Sudan avoid early marriage and return to school by changing the attitude of her grandfather.
Senior Producer/Stakeholder Liaison, BBC Media Action, 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...
Lead Producer, BBC Media Action Sierra Leone
Fanta, who went back to school just three months after giving birth aged 16 is the first person we featured in our new series about young people in the country.
Social Media Manager, Drama, BBC Worldwide
Jose Vila, social media manager for Doctor Who on advising BBC Media Action’s new TV drama in the Palestinian Territories.
Producer, BBC Media Action Sierra Leone
How a Comic Relief funded radio programme is helping inspire young people through discussion and positive role models in Sierra Leone.
Mohammed A. Gaas
Deputy Country Director, Somalia
A tribute to Amran Mahad, lead actress in Maalmo Dhaama Maanta (A Better Life than Today), an interactive drama helping young people to talk about both the opportunities and the obstacles that they face in Somalia. She died 3 November 2016 following complications during childbirth.
Senior Production Manager, Kenya and Somalia
Bribing people for their vote is common in Kenya – and young people are especially vulnerable. Jackie Christie explains how a new radio show is helping young people learn more about politics.