CS50: 2010s: Amplifying Women’s Voices in Indigenous Community Radio

May 31, 2018

CS50: Celebrating 5 Decades of Indigenous Rights and Resilience


Cultural Survival is approaching our 50th anniversary in 2022! We have launched a new annual Giving Day, culminating on June 1, our founding date. We are celebrating five decades of work supporting Indigenous Peoples’ rights and resilience and want to personally thank our donors who have made this work possible.
 

Your gift to Cultural Survival on June 1 will help us continue advocating for the rights of Indigenous Peoples around the world. We wouldn’t be here without you!

 

2010s: Amplifying
Then & Now: Women’s Voices in Indigenous Community Radio

 

2010s: “Amplifying” THEN

2010s: The New Voices of Nepal Community Radio
Deep in the center of the bustling city of Kathmandu, where life continues amidst the rubble of the 2015 earthquake that shook Nepal to its core, 30 women from 11 different Indigenous communities convened for a radio journalism training in June 2017 led by Cultural Survival, Radio Namobuddha, and Indigenous Media Foundation. In Nepal, a country with 125 caste and ethnic groups, 59 of whom are officially recognized Indigenous groups and 123 spoken languages, Indigenous community radio is the main source of news, education, and information for many Indigenous Peoples. However, women’s presence in radio has been limited.
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“Amplifying” NOW

Indigenous Women in Media: The New Voices of Indigenous Central American Radio
Cultural Survival believes in promoting Indigenous women’s voices and leadership, especially in media. In 2017, 167 Indigenous women from Central America and Nepal took part in trainings in radio production and radio journalism organized by Cultural Survival. Last fall, with the support of the Channel Foundation, Cultural Survival’s Community Media Programwrapped up a training project aimed at strengthening the participation of Indigenous women in community radio in Central America. The goal was to increase the knowledge of women in journalism and radio production and plan a path from empowerment to leadership. As a result of the trainings, several women produced their own radio programs for the first time.
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Your gift will be DOUBLED today!

Celebrate 5 Decades of Indigenous Rights and Resilience with us!


Our annual Giving Day is TODAY, June 1, our founding date. We are celebrating five decades of work supporting Indigenous Peoples’ rights and resilience and want to personally thank our donors who have made this work possible.
 

Your gift to Cultural Survival TODAY will be matched dollar for dollar up to $10,000 thanks to our generous board members and will help us continue advocating for the rights of Indigenous Peoples around the world.  Thank you! We wouldn’t be here without you!

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