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[creative-radio] Community radios demand an end to gender violence!

 



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Subject: [Asiapacific-general] Community radios demand an end to gender
violence!
From: "Suman Basnet" <suman_basnet@asiapacific.amarc.org>
Date: Sun, December 13, 2009 22:23
To: "AMARC_AP_General_List" <asiapacific-general@lists.amarc.org>
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Community radios demand an end to gender violence!

Montreal, December 11th, 2009. From November 25 to December 10th, the
Women's International Network of the World Association of Community Radio
Broadcasters (AMARC-WIN) actively participated in the 16 days of activism
against gender violence with an Internet campaign to honor groups and
individuals who have committed to bringing Violence against women (VAW) to
the forefront of global attention, to encouraging everyone in their
various capacities to take action to end VAW, and to demanding
accountability for all of the promises made to eliminate VAW. The audio
documents and other information are available on
http://www.amarc.org/16days.

This years’ international theme of the campaign was «Commit - Act -
Demand: We CAN End Violence against Women! ».
The 16 days campaign started on November 25th with the International Day
for the Elimination of Violence Against Women; it continued on November
29th with the International Women’s Human Rights Defenders Day; followed
by December 1: World AIDS Day; December 6: the 20th Commemoration day of
the Montreal (Canada) Massacre in 1989 and ended on December 10th with the
International Human rights Day.

Community radio producers from Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Europe,
North America and Latin America and the Caribbean broadcast programs these
16 days campaign to support the effort of women and men working to put an
end to gender violence. The audio files of some of the participating
community radios and production groups in the 16 Days AMARC-WIN are
available at www.amarc.org/16jours. The programs featured include
documentaries, interviews, debates, poetry, music and much more. This
multilingual broadcast campaign mobilizes community radios around a global
issue and encourages them to use new communication technologies such as
the Internet to extend the reach of their voices.

The AMARC Women's International Network is a large assembly of women
communicators working to ensure women's right to communicate through and
within the community radio movement. AMARC is an international
non-governmental organization serving the community radio movement, and
linking more than 4,000 community radios in over 110 countries. AMARC aims
to support, defend and promote the interests of community broadcasters
through solidarity and international cooperation. For further info
http://www.amarc.org <http://www.amarc.org/>

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