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International Women’s Day 2020: I am Generation Equality – Realizing Women’s Rights

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

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International Feminist Radioday 2019

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

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Community Radio and international women’s day

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

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On International Women’s Day, AMARC joins forces with UNESCO for Women Make the News

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

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On the road to Beijing +20

 

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

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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