Tuesday, 24 November 2009

[creative-radio] Violence Against Women Radio Programs available for download in the AMARC website

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From: Suman Basnet <suman_basnet@asiapacific.amarc.org>
Date: 2009/11/24
Subject: [Asiapacific-general] Programs available for doenload in the AMARC
website on Violence Against Women
To: AMARC_AP_General_List <asiapacific-general@lists.amarc.org>

Dear All

The 16 days activism on Violence Against Women begins from tomorrow the 25
November with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against
Women. I urge you all to visit the AMARC website at:
http://www.amarc.org/index.php?p=16_Days_Against_Violence_on_Women_2009_audios
to listen to the programmes from all over the world and download for
re-broadcasting from your station.

I wish to draw your attention to the programmes from Asia Pacific that have
been uploaded on the website so far. They are:


1. Title of the program: The Danger of HIV-AIDS

Name of organization: One World South Asia

Country: India

Type of program: Magazine
Length: 17 minutes 26 seconds
Language of the program: Hindi

Summary: India is among the countries with the highest number of persons
living with HIV/AIDS in the world today, although the overall prevalence
remains low. Some states experience a generalized epidemic with the virus
transmitted from high-risk groups into the general population. This radio
programme brings information to the listeners about this disease.

2. Title of the program: International Women's Day

Name of organisation: One World South Asia

Country: India

Type of program: Radio Spot
Length: 2 minutes 51 seconds
Language of the program: Sinhala

Summary: International Women's day is celebrated on 8th March every year.
Women did not have the freedom to celebrate a women's day in the past. Women
who gathered to celebrate women's day were beaten by the police and was tear
gassed in 1983. But today women have the freedom to celebrate Women's day.
This programme is produced by 'The Women and Media Collective' in Sri Lanka
as part of the 'Kadathurawen Eha' programme series.

3. Title of the program: Women's rights are human rights
Name of organisation: One World South Asia

Country: India

Type of program: Radio Spot
Length: 2 minutes 31 seconds
Language of the program: Sinhala
Summary: Many conventional attitudes and traditions have created an unequal
situation for women. Because of this most women and young girls face
different forms of violence and sexual harassment. Should we not think of
constructing a just and equal society that is free from violence and
discrimination? That is the question posed by this radio programme produced
by 'The Women and Media Collective' in Sri Lanka as part of the
'Kadathurawen Eha' programme series.

4. Title of the program: Empowerment of Women
Name of person/organisation: One World South Asia

Country: India

Type of program: Magazine

Length: 20 minutes 4 seconds
Language of the program: Hindi
Summary: Women's empowerment is a process through which women gain greater
share or control over resources - material, human and intellectual like
knowledge, information, ideas and financial resources like money. It also
implies enhanced participation in decision-making in home, community,
society and nation. According to the Country Report of Government of India,
"Empowerment' means moving from a position of enforced powerlessness to one
of power".

5. Title of the program: Safety of children in schools
Name of organization: One World South Asia

Country: India

Type of program: Magazine

Length: 4 minutes 16 seconds
Language of the program: Hindi

Summary: Children face a threat to their safety and security in various
places including schools. The problem is multiplied in case of the girl
child. This radio programme produced by 'Jagori' stresses on the urgent need
to address these issues and bring about awareness and subsequent changes in
this situation.

6. Title of the program: The rapist was brought to the martial court
Name of organisation: VHR (Voice of Human Rights) Media / VHRmedia.com

Country: Indonesia

Type of program: Storytelling

Length: 16 minutes

Language of the program: English

When was the program broadcasted: September 2005
Summary: Indun, a teacher in Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia, worked for
community to combat illiteracy. Her job was a program of Gerwani -a woman
association affiliated to Communist Party. As a member of the association,
Indun actively taught in a school at a remote place. Unfortunately, a
tragedy in 1965 changed everything. And this is Indun's story that she told
in 2001.
This storytelling is produced by Voice of Human Rights Radio Program.
Wirayanti works as producer. The script is written by Landung Simatupang.
Interview by Yayan W. The story is narrated by Landung Simatupang. Endah
Widyastuty-Rei Project as music director. Sound editing and mixing done by
Anie Ismawati.

7. Title of the program: HIV AIDs Programme

Name of organisation: Environment Cycle Radio (ECR FM 104.2
MHz)
Country: Nepal

Subject of the program: Informative feature

Length: 1 hour 25 seconds

Language of the program: Nepali

Summary: The programme has been made for World AIDs Day with the aim of
creating awareness and gives information about HIV AIDs and other sexually
transmitted diseases. The programme shares gender disaggregated data about
persons living with AIDs and the different groups (drug users, family,
children, drug users, LGBT, etc) that are affected by the disease in Nepal.

8. Title of the program: Mahila Birudhra Himsa (Violence Against Women)
Name of organisation: Environment Cycle Radio (ECR FM 104.2 MHz)
Country: Nepal

Type of program: Studio based discussion programme
Length: 1 hour 44 seconds
Language of the program: Nepali
Summary: The programme has been prepared especially for the 25 November
"International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women" by the
AMARC WIN member – women division of ECR FM. The programme talks about
domestic violence and shares light on the different forms of it. It also
enlightens the listeners on the law which has made domestic violence illegal
in Nepal.

9. Title of the program: Mahila Adhikar (Women's Rights)

Name of organization: Environment Cycle Radio (ECR FM 104.2 MHz)

Country: Nepal

Type of programme: Feature programme

Length: 58 minutes 58 seconds

Language of the programme: Nepali

Summary: The programme has been prepared especially for the 29 November
"International Women's Human Rights Defenders Day" by the AMARC WIN member –
women division of ECR FM. The programme creates awareness about women's
rights, demands the right to be translated into action and states that for
the country to develop women's right should be upheld. It throws light on
the status of women in Nepal where women constitute 51% percent of the total
population.

10. Title of the program: Stop Violence Against Women

Name of organization: Radio Swara Tamborolangi'

Country: Indonesia

Type of program: Public Service Announcement

Length: 1 minute 2 seconds

Language of the program: English

Summary: This public service message calls for end of violence against
women. The scenario created here is the domestic violence which results from
gambling habit of the husband.

This is an opportunity for you to raise awareness on the issue and stop
violence against women. We will keep you updated on further uploads.

I thank all of you for your support to the AMARC radio campaign and wish a
successful campaign ahead.

Thanking you and with warmest regards, Suman

____________________
Suman Basnet
Regional Coordinator
AMARC Asia Pacific
Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: +977 1 5554811
Fax: +977 1 5521714
http://www.asiapacific.amarc.org


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