AMARC Europe is joining the International Women’s Day 2020 campaign This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action adopted in 1995 at the 4th World Conference on Women in Beijing/China. AMARC Europe supports the The Beijing Declaration’s resolutions fully in order to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women and girls, fight women’s economic independence and the structural reasons… read more
Today is International Feminist Radioday! The International Feminist Radioday today will feature over 24 hours of feminist content from over 12 editorial teams in 3 german-speaking countries. The broadcasts will include content against the patriarchy with feminist music, interviews, stories, features, shows and discussions. Why do we need a feminist radioday? According to a study by the ZHAW less than 39% of the… read more
Community radio stations must incorporate the gender perspective in their organisational structures and content, as indicated in paragraph \”J\” of the Beijing Platform for Action
STRASBOURG, 28/09/2017. The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has adopted a landmark Recommendation on Gender Equality in the Audiovisual Sector.
This follows the Council of Europe’s Sarajevo Conference Declaration which was adopted in August 2015 under the Bosnia and Herzegovina Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers.
The recommendation was drafted by a wide range of international experts from… read more
On 7 and 8 December 2015 stakeholders including Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG) members, UN organizations, high-level government representatives, regional and international development organizations, private sector, media organizations and civil society organizations gathered at Palais des Nations in Geneva to dialogue about the necessity of international development cooperation on gender and media.
This meeting was organized by UNESCO… read more
Montreal, March 6, 2015. The World Association of Community Broadcasters (AMARC) is joining forces with UNESCO and the Global Alliance on Media and Gender for the Women Make the News 2015 initiative. Under the theme ‘’Yes we must! Reaching Gender Equality in the Media by 2030’’, this initiative aims to push forward the involvement of women in all spheres of… read more
You can find now the audios of February of the campaign \”On the road to Beijing +20\” at the International Secretariat\’s web of AMARC. This month three countries are the protagonists: Canada (\”Féminisme d\’hier, égalité d\’aujourd\’hui?\”), Tunisia (\”La voilà journaliste\”) and Indonesia (\”Stop domestic violence for a better future\”).
This campaign is part of the agreement of the World Association… read more
Toolkit to promote gender equality in media. English and French versions
On the road to BEIJING+20: An audio series produced by AMARC, in collaboration with UN Women
In September 1995, Beijing, China, welcomed thousands of men and women from all over the world for the Fourth World Conference on Women. Gender equality, the defense of the human rights and human dignity was the focus of the discussions.
After the event, the Beijing… read more
The Beijing Platform for Action & Community Radio Presentation by Frieda Werden at the UNECE Beijing + 20 Forum in Geneva, Nov. 4, 2014
Women´s UN Report Network – Frieda Werden attended the UN World Conferences on Women in 1975 and 1995. She has worked as a volunteer and professionally in public and community radio in the US and Canada since 1973. In 1986, she co-founded WINGS: Women\’s International News Gathering Service; as its series producer, she internationally syndicates a weekly half-hour radio program by… read more
Today is 25th November, the United Nations International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women. And from today to 10th December, Humans Rights Day, there are 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaigns to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world and to emphasize that such violence is a violation of human rights.
Near… read more
Gender Policy for Community RadioPolitique de genre pour la radio communautairePolitica de Género para la radio comunitaria
The Gender Policy explains what gender equality means in community radio and how it can be achieved. It demonstrates the necessary measures which can enable and encourage women\’s equal participation in all fields and levels of the radio station.
The Gender Policy for Community Radio serve as a tool to implement gender equality in community radio stations.
The… read more